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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Tripterygiidae Triplefin blennies
Subfamily: Tripterygiinae
Genus: Enneapterygius

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60 species (see list below)

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Enneapterygius abeli (Klausewitz, 1960)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Enneapterygius abeli
[Yellow triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius atriceps
[Hawaiian blackhead triplefin]

Photo by Schulz, S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Enneapterygius atrogulare (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Enneapterygius atrogulare
[Blackthroat Triplefin]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Enneapterygius bahasa
[Blacktail threefin]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Enneapterygius cheni Wang, Shao & Shen, 1996

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Enneapterygius cheni
[]

Photo by SFSA

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman, 1982

Photo by SFSA
 
Enneapterygius clarkae
[Barred triplefin]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius clea
[Clea's triplefin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius destai
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius elaine
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Indian O
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Enneapterygius elegans (Peters, 1876)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius elegans
[Hourglass triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Enneapterygius etheostomus (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius etheostomus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius fasciatus
[Banded triplefin]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3.2 cm TL
Enneapterygius flavoccipitis Shen, 1994

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Enneapterygius flavoccipitis
[Yellownape tripplefin]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius fuscoventer
[Blackbelly triplefin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius genamaculatus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius gracilis
[Northern yellow-black triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Enneapterygius gruschkai Holleman, 2005

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius gruschkai
[]

Photo by Chalias, V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Enneapterygius hemimelas (Kner & Steindachner, 1867)

Photo by Chalias, V.
 
Enneapterygius hemimelas
[Halfblack Triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.9 cm TL
Enneapterygius hollemani Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius hollemani
[Holleman's triplefin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius howensis
[Lord Howe Island triplefin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius hsiojenae
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius kermadecensis
[Kermadec triplefin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius kosiensis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius larsonae
[Western Australian black-head triplefin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius leucopunctatus
[White spotted triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.1 cm TL
Enneapterygius melanospilus Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius melanospilus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Enneapterygius minutus (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Enneapterygius minutus
[]

Photo by Henke, M.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Enneapterygius mirabilis Fricke, 1994

Photo by Henke, M.
 
Enneapterygius mirabilis
[Miracle triplefin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius miyakensis
[Izu Islands triplefin]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius namarrgon
[Lightning man triplefin]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Enneapterygius nanus (Schultz, 1960)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Enneapterygius nanus
[Pygmy triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Enneapterygius niger Fricke, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius niger
[Black triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Enneapterygius nigricauda Fricke, 1997

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius nigricauda
[Blacktail triplefin]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Enneapterygius obscurus Clark, 1980

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Enneapterygius obscurus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius ornatus
[Henderson triplefin]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius pallidoserialis
[Pale white-spotted triplefin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius pallidus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius paucifasciatus
[New Caledonian striped triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Enneapterygius philippinus (Peters, 1868)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius philippinus
[Minute triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Enneapterygius pusillus Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius pusillus
[Highcrest triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Enneapterygius pyramis Fricke, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius pyramis
[Pyramid triplefin]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius qirmiz
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Enneapterygius randalli Fricke, 1997

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius randalli
[Rapa triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Enneapterygius rhabdotus Fricke, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius rhabdotus
[Umpire Triplefin]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius rhothion
[Surf Triplefin]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Enneapterygius rubicauda Shen, 1994

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Enneapterygius rubicauda
[Redtail triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Enneapterygius rufopileus (Waite, 1904)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius rufopileus
[Redcap triplefin]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius senoui
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius shaoi
[]
No picture found
Nortwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius sheni
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius signicauda
[Flagtail triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Enneapterygius similis Fricke, 1997

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius similis
[Black-and-Red Triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Enneapterygius triserialis Fricke, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius triserialis
[White-spotted triplefin]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Enneapterygius trisignatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Enneapterygius tutuilae Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius tutuilae
[High-hat Triplefin]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius unimaculatus
[Onespot triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Enneapterygius ventermaculus Holleman, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enneapterygius ventermaculus
[Blotched triplefin]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Enneapterygius vexillarius Fowler, 1946

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Enneapterygius vexillarius
[Blacksaddle triplefin]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius williamsi
[William's triplefin]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Enneapterygius ziegleri
[Ziegler's triplefin]
60 Species of Family Tripterygiidae with Genus Enneapterygius
(Triplefin blennies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1960 Enneapterygius abeli Yellow triplefin Western Indian Ocean 2.5 SL
1903 Enneapterygius atriceps Hawaiian blackhead triplefin Pacific Ocean 2.6 SL
1873 Enneapterygius atrogulare Blackthroat Triplefin Western Pacific 5.3 SL
1997 Enneapterygius bahasa Blacktail threefin Western Pacific 4 TL
1996 Enneapterygius cheni Northwest Pacific 2.4 SL
1982 Enneapterygius clarkae Barred triplefin Indian Ocean 2.7 SL
1997 Enneapterygius clea Clea's triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL
1980 Enneapterygius destai Western Indian Ocean 2.1 SL
2005 Enneapterygius elaine Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL
1876 Enneapterygius elegans Hourglass triplefin Western Central Indian O 4 TL
1902 Enneapterygius etheostomus Northwest Pacific 5.5 SL
1909 Enneapterygius fasciatus Banded triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3 SL
1994 Enneapterygius flavoccipitis Yellownape tripplefin Western Central Pacific. 3.2 TL
1997 Enneapterygius fuscoventer Blackbelly triplefin Western Pacific 2.3 SL
2005 Enneapterygius genamaculatus Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL
1994 Enneapterygius gracilis Northern yellow-black triplefin Indo-West Pacific 2.8 SL
2005 Enneapterygius gruschkai Western Indian Ocean 2.9 SL
1867 Enneapterygius hemimelas Halfblack Triplefin Western Pacific 4.8 SL
1995 Enneapterygius hollemani Holleman's triplefin Western Indian Ocean 3.9 TL
1997 Enneapterygius howensis Lord Howe Island triplefin Southwest Pacific 3.5 SL
1994 Enneapterygius hsiojenae Northwest Pacific 3.0 SL
1994 Enneapterygius kermadecensis Kermadec triplefin Southwest Pacific 3.3 SL
2005 Enneapterygius kosiensis Western Indian Ocean 1.9 SL
1994 Enneapterygius larsonae Western Australian black-head triplefin Southwest Pacific 3.5 SL
1994 Enneapterygius leucopunctatus White spotted triplefin Northwest Pacific 3.6 SL
1995 Enneapterygius melanospilus Western Indian Ocean 3.1 TL
1877 Enneapterygius minutus Indo-West Pacific 3 SL
1994 Enneapterygius mirabilis Miracle triplefin Southwest Pacific 2.7 SL
1987 Enneapterygius miyakensis Izu Islands triplefin Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL
1997 Enneapterygius namarrgon Lightning man triplefin Western Central Pacific 2.7 SL
1960 Enneapterygius nanus Pygmy triplefin Pacific Ocean 3 TL
1994 Enneapterygius niger Black triplefin Western Pacific. 3.2 SL
1997 Enneapterygius nigricauda Blacktail triplefin Western Central Pacific 2.9 SL
1980 Enneapterygius obscurus Western Indian Ocean. 2.5 SL
1997 Enneapterygius ornatus Henderson triplefin Eastern Central Pacific 2.4 SL
1997 Enneapterygius pallidoserialis Pale white-spotted triplefin Western Pacific 3 SL
1980 Enneapterygius pallidus Western Indian Ocean 3 SL
1994 Enneapterygius paucifasciatus New Caledonian striped triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.3 SL
1868 Enneapterygius philippinus Minute triplefin Indo-Pacific. 3 SL
1835 Enneapterygius pusillus Highcrest triplefin Indian Ocean 3 SL
1994 Enneapterygius pyramis Pyramid triplefin Western Pacific. 3.3 SL
2012 Enneapterygius qirmiz Western Indian Ocean 1.7 SL
1997 Enneapterygius randalli Rapa triplefin Eastern Central Pacific 3.4 SL
1994 Enneapterygius rhabdotus Umpire Triplefin Western Central Pacific. 2.7 SL
1997 Enneapterygius rhothion Surf Triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.7 SL
1994 Enneapterygius rubicauda Redtail triplefin Western Pacific 3.7 SL
1904 Enneapterygius rufopileus Redcap triplefin Southwest Pacific 4.5 SL
2005 Enneapterygius senoui Northwestern Pacific 2.7 SL
2008 Enneapterygius shaoi Northwest Pacific 2.4 SL
2008 Enneapterygius sheni Nortwest Pacific 2.3 SL
1997 Enneapterygius signicauda Flagtail triplefin Pacific Ocean 2.5 SL
1997 Enneapterygius similis Black-and-Red Triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL
1994 Enneapterygius triserialis White-spotted triplefin Southwest Pacific 4.5 SL
2001 Enneapterygius trisignatus Western Central Pacific
1906 Enneapterygius tutuilae High-hat Triplefin Indo-West Pacific 4 TL
1994 Enneapterygius unimaculatus Onespot triplefin Western Pacific 3.1 SL
1982 Enneapterygius ventermaculus Blotched triplefin Western Indian Ocean 4 TL
1946 Enneapterygius vexillarius Blacksaddle triplefin Northwest Pacific 3.3 SL
1997 Enneapterygius williamsi William's triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.3 SL
1994 Enneapterygius ziegleri Ziegler's triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3.1 SL



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