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

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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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