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

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL
Norfolkia brachylepis (Schultz, 1960)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Norfolkia brachylepis
[Tropical scaly-headed triplefin]

Photo by Hutchins, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Norfolkia leeuwin Fricke, 1994

Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Norfolkia leeuwin
[Leeuwin triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Norfolkia squamiceps (McCulloch & Waite, 1916)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Norfolkia squamiceps
[Scalyhead Triplefin]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Norfolkia thomasi Whitley, 1964

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Norfolkia thomasi
[Thomas' triplefin]
4 Species of Family Tripterygiidae with Genus Norfolkia
(Triplefin blennies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1960 Norfolkia brachylepis Tropical scaly-headed triplefin Indo-West Pacific 7.3 TL
1994 Norfolkia leeuwin Leeuwin triplefin Eastern Indian Ocean 3.9 SL
1916 Norfolkia squamiceps Scalyhead Triplefin Southwest Pacific 6.6 SL
1964 Norfolkia thomasi Thomas' triplefin Western Pacific 5 SL



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