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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Cirripectes

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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15.5 cm NG
Cirripectes alboapicalis (Ogilby, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes alboapicalis
[Blackblotch blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Cirripectes alleni
[Kimberley blenny]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cirripectes auritus Carlson, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes auritus
[Blackflap blenny]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Cirripectes castaneus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes castaneus
[Chestnut eyelash-blenny]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Cirripectes chelomatus Williams & Maugé, 1984

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes chelomatus
[Lady Musgrave blenny]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cirripectes filamentosus (Alleyne & Macleay, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes filamentosus
[Filamentous blenny]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Cirripectes fuscoguttatus Strasburg & Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes fuscoguttatus
[Spotted blenny]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Cirripectes gilberti Williams, 1988

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cirripectes gilberti
[Gilbert's blenny]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cirripectes heemstraorum Williams, 2010

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Cirripectes heemstraorum
[Yellowtail blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cirripectes hutchinsi
[Hutchins' blenny]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Cirripectes imitator Williams, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes imitator
[Imitator blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Cirripectes jenningsi
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Cirripectes kuwamurai Fukao, 1984

Photo by Photo by Araga, C.
 
Cirripectes kuwamurai
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Cirripectes obscurus (Borodin, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes obscurus
[Gargantuan blenny]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Cirripectes perustus Smith, 1959

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Cirripectes perustus
[Flaming blenny]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cirripectes polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes polyzona
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirripectes quagga (Fowler & Ball, 1924)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes quagga
[Squiggly blenny]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Cirripectes randalli Williams, 1988

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes randalli
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirripectes springeri Williams, 1988

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Cirripectes springeri
[Springer's blenny]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cirripectes stigmaticus Strasburg & Schultz, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes stigmaticus
[Red-streaked blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cirripectes vanderbilti (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes vanderbilti
[Scarface blenny]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Cirripectes variolosus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirripectes variolosus
[Red-speckled blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Cirripectes viriosus
[Robust blenny]



23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cirripectes alboapicalis Blackblotch blenny Pacific Ocean 15.5 NG 1899
Cirripectes alleni Kimberley blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 6.5 TL 1993
Cirripectes auritus Blackflap blenny Indo-West Pacific 7.1 SL 1981
Cirripectes castaneus Chestnut eyelash-blenny Indo-West Pacific 9.2 SL 1836
Cirripectes chelomatus Lady Musgrave blenny Western Pacific 9.4 SL 1984
Cirripectes filamentosus Filamentous blenny Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL 1877
Cirripectes fuscoguttatus Spotted blenny Pacific Ocean 10.6 SL 1953
Cirripectes gilberti Gilbert's blenny Indian Ocean 10.2 SL 1988
Cirripectes heemstraorum Yellowtail blenny Western Indian Ocean 7.1 SL 2010
Cirripectes hutchinsi Hutchins' blenny Eastern Indian Ocean 10.6 SL 1988
Cirripectes imitator Imitator blenny Western Pacific 9.3 SL 1985
Cirripectes jenningsi Pacific Ocean 7.6 SL 1943
Cirripectes kuwamurai Northwest Pacific 5.6 SL 1984
Cirripectes obscurus Gargantuan blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13.4 SL 1927
Cirripectes perustus Flaming blenny Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL 1959
Cirripectes polyzona Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1868
Cirripectes quagga Squiggly blenny Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1924
Cirripectes randalli Western Indian Ocean 10.7 SL 1988
Cirripectes springeri Springer's blenny Western Pacific 10 TL 1988
Cirripectes stigmaticus Red-streaked blenny Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1953
Cirripectes vanderbilti Scarface blenny Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL 1938
Cirripectes variolosus Red-speckled blenny Pacific Ocean 8.9 SL 1836
Cirripectes viriosus Robust blenny Western Central Pacific 11.5 SL 1988



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