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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Enneapterygius abeli Yellow triplefin Western Indian Ocean 2.5 SL 1960
Enneapterygius atriceps Hawaiian blackhead triplefin Pacific Ocean 2.6 SL 1903
Enneapterygius atrogulare Blackthroat Triplefin Western Pacific 5.3 SL 1873
Enneapterygius bahasa Blacktail threefin Western Pacific 4 TL 1997
Enneapterygius cheni Northwest Pacific 2.4 SL 1996
Enneapterygius clarkae Barred triplefin Indian Ocean 2.7 SL 1982
Enneapterygius clea Clea's threefin Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1997
Enneapterygius destai Western Indian Ocean 2.1 SL 1980
Enneapterygius elaine Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL 2005
Enneapterygius elegans Hourglass triplefin Western Central Indian O 4 TL 1876
Enneapterygius etheostomus Northwest Pacific 5.9 TL 1902
Enneapterygius fasciatus Banded triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3 SL 1909
Enneapterygius flavoccipitis Yellownape tripplefin Western Central Pacific. 3.2 TL 1994
Enneapterygius fuscoventer Blackbelly triplefin Western Pacific 2.3 SL 1997
Enneapterygius genamaculatus Western Indian Ocean 2.3 SL 2005
Enneapterygius gracilis Yellow-black threefin Indo-West Pacific 2.8 SL 1994
Enneapterygius gruschkai Western Indian Ocean 2.9 SL 2005
Enneapterygius hemimelas Halfblack Triplefin Western Pacific 4.8 SL 1867
Enneapterygius hollemani Holleman's triplefin Western Indian Ocean 3.9 TL 1995
Enneapterygius howensis Lord Howe Threefin Southwest Pacific 3.5 SL 1997
Enneapterygius hsiojenae Northwest Pacific 3.0 SL 1994
Enneapterygius kermadecensis Kermadec triplefin Southwest Pacific 3.3 SL 1994
Enneapterygius kosiensis Western Indian Ocean 1.9 SL 2005
Enneapterygius larsonae Western Australian black-head triplefin Southwest Pacific 3.5 SL 1994
Enneapterygius leucopunctatus White spotted triplefin Northwest Pacific 3.6 SL 1994
Enneapterygius melanospilus Western Indian Ocean 3.1 TL 1995
Enneapterygius minutus Indo-West Pacific 3 SL 1877
Enneapterygius mirabilis Miracle triplefin Southwest Pacific 2.7 SL 1994
Enneapterygius miyakensis Izu Islands triplefin Northwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1987
Enneapterygius namarrgon Lightning-man threefin Western Central Pacific 2.7 SL 1997
Enneapterygius nanus Pygmy triplefin Pacific Ocean 3 TL 1960
Enneapterygius niger Black triplefin Western Pacific. 3.2 SL 1994
Enneapterygius nigricauda Blacktail triplefin Western Central Pacific 2.9 SL 1997
Enneapterygius niue Redbar triplefin Southwestern Pacific Ocea 2.4 SL 2017
Enneapterygius obscurus Western Indian Ocean. 2.5 SL 1980
Enneapterygius ornatus Henderson triplefin Eastern Central Pacific 2.4 SL 1997
Enneapterygius pallidoserialis Pale white-spotted triplefin Western Pacific 3 SL 1997
Enneapterygius pallidus Western Indian Ocean 3 SL 1980
Enneapterygius paucifasciatus New Caledonian striped triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.3 SL 1994
Enneapterygius philippinus Minute triplefin Indo-Pacific. 3 SL 1868
Enneapterygius pusillus Highcrest triplefin Indian Ocean 3 SL 1835
Enneapterygius pyramis Pyramid triplefin Western Pacific. 3.3 SL 1994
Enneapterygius qirmiz Western Indian Ocean 1.7 SL 2012
Enneapterygius randalli Rapa triplefin Eastern Central Pacific 3.4 SL 1997
Enneapterygius rhabdotus Umpire Triplefin Western Central Pacific. 2.7 SL 1994
Enneapterygius rhothion Surf Triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.7 SL 1997
Enneapterygius rubicauda Redtail triplefin Western Pacific 3.7 SL 1994
Enneapterygius rufopileus Redcap triplefin Southwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1904
Enneapterygius senoui Northwestern Pacific 2.7 SL 2005
Enneapterygius shaoi Northwest Pacific 2.4 SL 2008
Enneapterygius sheni Nortwest Pacific 2.3 SL 2008
Enneapterygius signicauda Flagtail triplefin Pacific Ocean 2.5 SL 1997
Enneapterygius similis Black-and-Red Triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1997
Enneapterygius triserialis White-spotted triplefin Southwest Pacific 4.5 SL 1994
Enneapterygius trisignatus Western Central Pacific 2001
Enneapterygius tutuilae High-hat Triplefin Indo-West Pacific 4 TL 1906
Enneapterygius unimaculatus Onespot triplefin Western Pacific 3.1 SL 1994
Enneapterygius ventermaculus Blotched triplefin Western Indian Ocean 4 TL 1982
Enneapterygius vexillarius Blacksaddle triplefin Northwest Pacific 3.3 SL 1946
Enneapterygius williamsi William's triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.3 SL 1997
Enneapterygius ziegleri Ziegler's triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3.1 SL 1994

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