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

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Western Pacific.
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL
Helcogramma albimacula Williams & Howe, 2003

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Helcogramma albimacula
[Whitespot triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Helcogramma alkamr
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Helcogramma aquila Williams & McCormick, 1990

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Helcogramma aquila
[Darktail triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Helcogramma ascensionis
[Ascension triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Helcogramma atauroensis Fricke & Erdmann, 2017

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Helcogramma atauroensis
[Red-anal triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Helcogramma billi
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Helcogramma capidata Rosenblatt, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma capidata
[Hooded triplefin]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Helcogramma cerasina Williams & Howe, 2003

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Helcogramma cerasina
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Helcogramma chica Rosenblatt, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma chica
[Little hooded triplefin]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Helcogramma decurrens McCulloch & Waite, 1918

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Helcogramma decurrens
[Black-throated triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Helcogramma desa Williams & Howe, 2003

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Helcogramma desa
[Neglected triplefin]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Helcogramma ellioti (Herre, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma ellioti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Helcogramma ememes
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Helcogramma fuscipectoris (Fowler, 1946)

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Helcogramma fuscipectoris
[Fourspot triplefin]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Helcogramma fuscopinna Holleman, 1982

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma fuscopinna
[Blackfin triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Helcogramma gymnauchen
[Red-finned triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Helcogramma hudsoni (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Helcogramma hudsoni
[Hudson's triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Helcogramma inclinata (Fowler, 1946)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Helcogramma inclinata
[Triangle triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Helcogramma kranos
[Helmet triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Helcogramma lacuna
[Cavern triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Helcogramma larvata
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Helcogramma maldivensis Fricke & Randall, 1992

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Helcogramma maldivensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Helcogramma microstigma
[]



Northwest Pacific

Helcogramma nesion Williams & Howe, 2003

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma nesion
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm TL
Helcogramma nigra Williams & Howe, 2003

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Helcogramma nigra
[Rotuma triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Helcogramma novaecaledoniae
[New Caledonian triplefin]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Helcogramma obtusirostris (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma obtusirostris
[Hotlips triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL
Helcogramma randalli Williams & Howe, 2003

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma randalli
[Randall's triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Helcogramma rharhabe
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Helcogramma rhinoceros Hansen, 1986

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Helcogramma rhinoceros
[Rhinocerus triplefin]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Helcogramma rosea Holleman, 2006

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Helcogramma rosea
[Rosy triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Helcogramma serendip
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Helcogramma shinglensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Helcogramma solorensis
[Solor triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Helcogramma springeri Hansen, 1986

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma springeri
[Springer's triplefin]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Helcogramma steinitzi Clark, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma steinitzi
[Red triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Helcogramma striata Hansen, 1986

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Helcogramma striata
[Tropical striped triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Helcogramma trigloides
[Scarf triplefin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Helcogramma vulcana Randall & Clark, 1993

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Helcogramma vulcana
[Volcano triplefin]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Helcogramma williamsi
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Helcogramma albimacula Whitespot triplefin Western Pacific. 4.2 TL 2003
Helcogramma alkamr Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL 2007
Helcogramma aquila Darktail triplefin Western Central Pacific 4.1 SL 1990
Helcogramma ascensionis Ascension triplefin Southeast Atlantic 3.5 SL 1980
Helcogramma atauroensis Red-anal triplefin Western Pacific 3.2 SL 2017
Helcogramma billi Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL 1986
Helcogramma capidata Hooded triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.7 SL 1960
Helcogramma cerasina Western Central Pacific 4.3 SL 2003
Helcogramma chica Little hooded triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3.1 SL 1960
Helcogramma decurrens Black-throated triplefin Eastern Indian Ocean 4.5 SL 1918
Helcogramma desa Neglected triplefin Western Pacific 5.5 TL 2003
Helcogramma ellioti Indo-Pacific 5.7 SL 1944
Helcogramma ememes Western Indian Ocean 3.9 SL 2007
Helcogramma fuscipectoris Fourspot triplefin Western Pacific 3.2 SL 1946
Helcogramma fuscopinna Blackfin triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3.8 SL 1982
Helcogramma gymnauchen Red-finned triplefin Western Pacific 4 TL 1909
Helcogramma hudsoni Hudson's triplefin Western Pacific 4.0 SL 1906
Helcogramma inclinata Triangle triplefin Western Pacific 4.6 SL 1946
Helcogramma kranos Helmet triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.1 SL 1997
Helcogramma lacuna Cavern triplefin Eastern Indian Ocean 4.4 TL 2003
Helcogramma larvata Western Indian Ocean 2.2 SL 1992
Helcogramma maldivensis Western Indian Ocean 2.8 SL 1992
Helcogramma microstigma Western Indian Ocean 3.1 SL 2006
Helcogramma nesion Northwest Pacific 2003
Helcogramma nigra Rotuma triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.8 TL 2003
Helcogramma novaecaledoniae New Caledonian triplefin Western Central Pacific 4.2 SL 1994
Helcogramma obtusirostris Hotlips triplefin Indo-West Pacific 3.8 SL 1871
Helcogramma randalli Randall's triplefin Western Pacific 4.7 TL 2003
Helcogramma rharhabe Western Indian and Southe 3.7 SL 2007
Helcogramma rhinoceros Rhinocerus triplefin Western Pacific 4 TL 1986
Helcogramma rosea Rosy triplefin Eastern Indian Ocean 3.3 SL 2006
Helcogramma serendip Eastern Indian Ocean 2.5 SL 2007
Helcogramma shinglensis Eastern Indian Ocean 3.7 TL 1971
Helcogramma solorensis Solor triplefin Western Central Pacific 3.9 SL 1997
Helcogramma springeri Springer's triplefin Western Pacific 3.4 SL 1986
Helcogramma steinitzi Red triplefin Western Indian Ocean 6 SL 1980
Helcogramma striata Tropical striped triplefin Western Pacific 4.3 SL 1986
Helcogramma trigloides Scarf triplefin Western Pacific 4.5 SL 1858
Helcogramma vulcana Volcano triplefin Western Pacific 3.8 SL 1993
Helcogramma williamsi Western Pacific 2.9 SL 2012



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