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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labrisomidae Labrisomids

Genus: Malacoctenus

(See list of species below)



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22 species (see list below)

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL
Malacoctenus africanus Cadenat, 1951

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Malacoctenus africanus
[]

Photo by Cherson, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Malacoctenus aurolineatus Smith, 1957

Photo by Cherson, A.
 
Malacoctenus aurolineatus
[Goldline blenny]

Photo by Itriago, H.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Malacoctenus boehlkei Springer, 1959

Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Malacoctenus boehlkei
[Diamond blenny]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Southwestern Atlantic

Malacoctenus brunoi Guimarães, Nunan & Gasparini, 2010

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Malacoctenus brunoi
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Malacoctenus costaricanus Springer, 1959

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Malacoctenus costaricanus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Malacoctenus delalandii (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Malacoctenus delalandii
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus ebisui Springer, 1959

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Malacoctenus ebisui
[Fishgod blenny]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.8 cm TL
Malacoctenus erdmani Smith, 1957

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Malacoctenus erdmani
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Malacoctenus gigas
[Sonora blenny]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Malacoctenus gilli
[Dusky blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Malacoctenus hubbsi Springer, 1959

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Malacoctenus hubbsi
[Redside blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus macropus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Malacoctenus macropus
[Rosy blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus margaritae (Fowler, 1944)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Malacoctenus margaritae
[Margarita blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean

 
Malacoctenus mexicanus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean fro

 
Malacoctenus polyporosus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean

 
Malacoctenus sudensis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus tetranemus (Cope, 1877)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Malacoctenus tetranemus
[Throatspotted blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus triangulatus Springer, 1959

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Malacoctenus triangulatus
[Saddled blenny]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Malacoctenus versicolor (Poey, 1876)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Malacoctenus versicolor
[Barfin blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus zacae Springer, 1959

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Malacoctenus zacae
[Zaca blenny]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Malacoctenus zonifer (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Malacoctenus zonifer
[Glossy blenny]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Malacoctenus zonogaster Heller & Snodgrass, 1903

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Malacoctenus zonogaster
[Belted blenny]
22 Species of Family Labrisomidae with Genus Malacoctenus
(Labrisomids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1951 Malacoctenus africanus Eastern Atlantic 7.3 TL
1957 Malacoctenus aurolineatus Goldline blenny Western Atlantic 6 TL
1959 Malacoctenus boehlkei Diamond blenny Western Central Atlantic 6.4 TL
2010 Malacoctenus brunoi Southwestern Atlantic
1959 Malacoctenus costaricanus Eastern Central Pacific
1836 Malacoctenus delalandii Western Atlantic 8.2 TL
1959 Malacoctenus ebisui Fishgod blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 TL
1957 Malacoctenus erdmani Western Atlantic 3.8 TL
1959 Malacoctenus gigas Sonora blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL
1867 Malacoctenus gilli Dusky blenny Western Atlantic 7.6 TL
1959 Malacoctenus hubbsi Redside blenny Eastern Central Pacific 9 TL
1868 Malacoctenus macropus Rosy blenny Western Atlantic 5.5 TL
1944 Malacoctenus margaritae Margarita blenny Eastern Pacific Ocean 6.5 TL
1959 Malacoctenus mexicanus Eastern Pacific Ocean
1959 Malacoctenus polyporosus Eastern Pacific Ocean fro
1959 Malacoctenus sudensis Eastern Pacific Ocean
1877 Malacoctenus tetranemus Throatspotted blenny Eastern Pacific 7.5 TL
1959 Malacoctenus triangulatus Saddled blenny Western Atlantic 7.5 TL
1876 Malacoctenus versicolor Barfin blenny Western Atlantic 7.6 TL
1959 Malacoctenus zacae Zaca blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 TL
1882 Malacoctenus zonifer Glossy blenny Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL
1903 Malacoctenus zonogaster Belted blenny Eastern Pacific 8.5 TL



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