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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Petroscirtes ancylodon Arabian fangblenny Western Indian Ocean 11.5 TL 1835
Petroscirtes breviceps Striped poison-fang blenny mimic Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1836
Petroscirtes fallax Deceiver fangbelly Western Pacific 9.5 TL 1976
Petroscirtes lupus Wolf fangbelly Western Pacific 13 TL 1885
Petroscirtes marginatus Western Pacific 4.9 SL 1976
Petroscirtes mitratus Floral blenny Indo-Pacific 8.5 TL 1830
Petroscirtes pylei Twilight Fangblenny Western Central Pacific 4.1 SL 2005
Petroscirtes springeri Northwest Pacific 7.7 SL 1976
Petroscirtes thepassii Thepas' sabretooth blenny Western Central Pacific 5.9 SL 1853
Petroscirtes variabilis Variable sabretooth blenny Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1849
Petroscirtes xestus Xestus sabretooth blenny Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1906



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