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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Blenniella

(See list of species below)



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Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Blenniella bilitonensis (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella bilitonensis
[Biliton blenniella]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Blenniella caudolineata (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Springer, V.G./Williams, J.T.
 
Blenniella caudolineata
[Blue-spotted blenny]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Blenniella chrysospilos (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella chrysospilos
[Red-spotted blenny]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Blenniella cyanostigma (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Blenniella cyanostigma
[Striped rockskipper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Blenniella gibbifrons (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella gibbifrons
[Hump-headed blenny]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Blenniella interrupta (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella interrupta
[Dashed-line blenny]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Blenniella leopardus (Fowler, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Springer, V.G./Williams, J.T.
 
Blenniella leopardus
[Leopard blenniella]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Blenniella paula (Bryan & Herre, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Blenniella paula
[Bluedash rockskipper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Blenniella periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Blenniella periophthalmus
[Blue-dashed rockskipper]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Blenniella bilitonensis Biliton blenniella Western Pacific 16 TL 1858
Blenniella caudolineata Blue-spotted blenny Pacific Ocean 8.2 SL 1877
Blenniella chrysospilos Red-spotted blenny Indo-Pacific 13 SL 1857
Blenniella cyanostigma Striped rockskipper Indian Ocean 8.1 SL 1849
Blenniella gibbifrons Hump-headed blenny Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1824
Blenniella interrupta Dashed-line blenny Western Pacific 6 SL 1857
Blenniella leopardus Leopard blenniella Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL 1904
Blenniella paula Bluedash rockskipper Western Pacific 13.1 SL 1903
Blenniella periophthalmus Blue-dashed rockskipper Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1836



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