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

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Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Istiblennius bellus
[Imspringer]
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Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Istiblennius colei
[Cole's rockskipper]



Indo-West Pacific. East
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Istiblennius dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius dussumieri
[Streaky rockskipper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Istiblennius edentulus (Forster & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Istiblennius edentulus
[Rippled rockskipper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Istiblennius flaviumbrinus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Istiblennius flaviumbrinus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Istiblennius lineatus (Valenciennes, 1836)

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Istiblennius lineatus
[Lined rockskipper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Istiblennius meleagris (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius meleagris
[Peacock rockskipper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Istiblennius muelleri (Klunzinger, 1879)

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Istiblennius muelleri
[Mueller's rockskipper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Istiblennius pox Springer & Williams, 1994

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Istiblennius pox
[Scarface rockskipper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Istiblennius rivulatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Öberg, P.
 
Istiblennius rivulatus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Istiblennius spilotus Springer & Williams, 1994

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Istiblennius spilotus
[Spotted rockskipper]
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Istiblennius steindachneri
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Istiblennius unicolor (Rüppell, 1838)

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Istiblennius unicolor
[Pallid rockskipper]



Oceania
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Istiblennius zebra (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Istiblennius zebra
[Zebra blenny]



14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Istiblennius bellus Imspringer Western Indian Ocean 16 SL 1861
Istiblennius colei Cole's rockskipper Western Pacific 11.8 SL 1934
Istiblennius dussumieri Streaky rockskipper Indo-West Pacific. East 12 TL 1836
Istiblennius edentulus Rippled rockskipper Indo-Pacific 16 TL 1801
Istiblennius flaviumbrinus Western Indian Ocean 9 SL 1830
Istiblennius lineatus Lined rockskipper Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1836
Istiblennius meleagris Peacock rockskipper Western Pacific 15 TL 1836
Istiblennius muelleri Mueller's rockskipper Western Pacific 7 SL 1879
Istiblennius pox Scarface rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1994
Istiblennius rivulatus Western Indian Ocean 9.3 SL 1830
Istiblennius spilotus Spotted rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1994
Istiblennius steindachneri Western Indian Ocean 11 SL 1893
Istiblennius unicolor Pallid rockskipper Western Indian Ocean 10.2 SL 1838
Istiblennius zebra Zebra blenny Oceania 19.3 SL 1875



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