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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Blenniinae
Genus: Meiacanthus

(See list of species below)



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28 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Meiacanthus abditus Smith-Vaniz, 1987

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus abditus
[Sulu fangblenny]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus abruptus
[Komodo fangbelly]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Meiacanthus anema (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus anema
[Threadless blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus atrodorsalis
[Forktail blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Meiacanthus bundoon Smith-Vaniz, 1976

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Meiacanthus bundoon
[Bundoon blenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Meiacanthus crinitus
[Hairytail fangblenny]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus cyanopterus
[Bluefin fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus ditrema Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus ditrema
[One-striped poison-fang blenny]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus erdmanni
[Erdmann's fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus fraseri
[]

Photo by Townsend, D.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Meiacanthus geminatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Townsend, D.
 
Meiacanthus geminatus
[Twin fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus grammistes
[Striped poison-fang blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Meiacanthus kamoharai Tomiyama, 1956

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus kamoharai
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus limbatus
[Manus fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus lineatus (De Vis, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus lineatus
[Lined fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL

 
Meiacanthus luteus
[Yellow fangbelly]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Meiacanthus mossambicus Smith, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus mossambicus
[Mozambique fangblenny]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus naevius
[Birthmark fangblenny]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus nigrolineatus Smith-Vaniz, 1969

Photo by Field, R.
 
Meiacanthus nigrolineatus
[Blackline fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Meiacanthus oualanensis (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus oualanensis
[Canary fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.

Meiacanthus phaeus Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus phaeus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Meiacanthus procne Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus procne
[Swallowtail fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus reticulatus
[Reticulated fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus smithi Klausewitz, 1962

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus smithi
[Disco blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Meiacanthus tongaensis Smith-Vaniz, 1987

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus tongaensis
[]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Meiacanthus urostigma Smith-Vaniz, Satapoomin & Allen, 2001

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Meiacanthus urostigma
[Tailspot fangblenny]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Meiacanthus vicinus
[Sulawesi fangblenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Meiacanthus vittatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Meiacanthus vittatus
[One-striped fangblenny]
28 Species of Family Blenniidae with Genus Meiacanthus
(Combtooth blennies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1987 Meiacanthus abditus Sulu fangblenny Western Central Pacific 11 TL
2011 Meiacanthus abruptus Komodo fangbelly Indian Ocean 3.7 SL
1852 Meiacanthus anema Threadless blenny Asia and Oceania 7.2 SL
1877 Meiacanthus atrodorsalis Forktail blenny Western Pacific 11 TL
1976 Meiacanthus bundoon Bundoon blenny Pacific Ocean 9.5 SL
1987 Meiacanthus crinitus Hairytail fangblenny Western Central Pacific 10 TL
2011 Meiacanthus cyanopterus Bluefin fangblenny Indian Ocean 4.5 SL
1976 Meiacanthus ditrema One-striped poison-fang blenny Western Pacific 6.5 TL
2011 Meiacanthus erdmanni Erdmann's fangblenny Pacific Ocean 3.6 SL
1976 Meiacanthus fraseri Western Indian Ocean 5.4 SL
1976 Meiacanthus geminatus Twin fangblenny Western Central Pacific 4.7 SL
1836 Meiacanthus grammistes Striped poison-fang blenny Western Pacific 11 TL
1956 Meiacanthus kamoharai Northwest Pacific 6 TL
1987 Meiacanthus limbatus Manus fangblenny Western Central Pacific 3.7 SL
1884 Meiacanthus lineatus Lined fangblenny Western Pacific 9.5 TL
1987 Meiacanthus luteus Yellow fangbelly Western Pacific 10.3 TL
1959 Meiacanthus mossambicus Mozambique fangblenny Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
1987 Meiacanthus naevius Birthmark fangblenny Eastern Indian Ocean 3.6 SL
1969 Meiacanthus nigrolineatus Blackline fangblenny Western Indian Ocean 9.5 TL
1880 Meiacanthus oualanensis Canary fangblenny Western Central Pacific 10 SL
1976 Meiacanthus phaeus Western Central Pacific.
1976 Meiacanthus procne Swallowtail fangblenny Pacific Ocean 7 SL
1976 Meiacanthus reticulatus Reticulated fangblenny Western Central Pacific 6.3 SL
1962 Meiacanthus smithi Disco blenny Indo-West Pacific 8.5 TL
1987 Meiacanthus tongaensis Pacific Ocean 10 SL
2001 Meiacanthus urostigma Tailspot fangblenny Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL
1987 Meiacanthus vicinus Sulawesi fangblenny Western Central Pacific 4.1 SL
1976 Meiacanthus vittatus One-striped fangblenny Western Pacific 8.5 TL



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