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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Blenniinae
Genus: Omobranchus

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Omobranchus anolius (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Omobranchus anolius
[]
No picture found


 
Omobranchus aurosplendidus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Omobranchus banditus Smith, 1959

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Omobranchus banditus
[Bandit blenny]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Omobranchus elegans (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Omobranchus elegans
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Omobranchus elongatus (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Omobranchus elongatus
[Cloister blenny]



Northwest Pacific

Omobranchus fasciolatoceps (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Omobranchus fasciolatoceps
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Omobranchus fasciolatus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Omobranchus fasciolatus
[Arab blenny]



Africa and Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Omobranchus ferox (Herre, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Omobranchus ferox
[Gossamer blenny]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Omobranchus germaini (Sauvage, 1883)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Omobranchus germaini
[Germain's blenny]
No picture found


 
Omobranchus hikkaduwensis
[]



Northwest Pacific

Omobranchus loxozonus (Jordan & Starks, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Omobranchus loxozonus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Omobranchus mekranensis (Regan, 1905)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Omobranchus mekranensis
[Mekran blenny]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Omobranchus obliquus (Garman, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Omobranchus obliquus
[Roundhead blenny]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Omobranchus punctatus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.
 
Omobranchus punctatus
[Muzzled blenny]
No picture found


 
Omobranchus robertsi
[Robert's blenny]



Indo-West Pacific.

Omobranchus rotundiceps (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Omobranchus rotundiceps
[Rotund blenny]



Indo-West Pacific

Omobranchus smithi (Rao, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Negrini, M.
 
Omobranchus smithi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Omobranchus steinitzi
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Omobranchus verticalis Springer & Gomon, 1975

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Omobranchus verticalis
[Vertical blenny]



Western Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Omobranchus woodi (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Omobranchus woodi
[Kappie blenny]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Omobranchus zebra (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Omobranchus zebra
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21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Omobranchus anolius Western Pacific 7.5 TL 1836
Omobranchus aurosplendidus Northwest Pacific 1846
Omobranchus banditus Bandit blenny Western Indian Ocean 6 SL 1959
Omobranchus elegans Northwest Pacific 6 TL 1876
Omobranchus elongatus Cloister blenny Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1855
Omobranchus fasciolatoceps Northwest Pacific 1846
Omobranchus fasciolatus Arab blenny Western Indian Ocean 6.8 TL 1836
Omobranchus ferox Gossamer blenny Africa and Asia 6 SL 1927
Omobranchus germaini Germain's blenny Western Pacific 8 TL 1883
Omobranchus hikkaduwensis Eastern Indian Ocean 1983
Omobranchus loxozonus Northwest Pacific 1906
Omobranchus mekranensis Mekran blenny Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1905
Omobranchus obliquus Roundhead blenny Indo-Pacific 5.6 SL 1903
Omobranchus punctatus Muzzled blenny Indo-Pacific 9.5 SL 1836
Omobranchus robertsi Robert's blenny Western Central Pacific 1981
Omobranchus rotundiceps Rotund blenny Indo-West Pacific. 1881
Omobranchus smithi Indo-West Pacific 1974
Omobranchus steinitzi Western Indian Ocean 3.2 SL 1975
Omobranchus verticalis Vertical blenny Southwest Pacific 4.8 SL 1975
Omobranchus woodi Kappie blenny Western Indian Ocean and 8 SL 1908
Omobranchus zebra Indo-West Pacific 6 SL 1868



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