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Alticus arnoldorum hopping
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Alticus
Lacepède, 1800 [1]
  • Rupiscartes Swainson, 1839
  • Damania Smith, 1959

Alticus is a genus of combtooth blennies found in the Pacific and Indian oceans. It is one of 57 genera in the family Blenniidae.


There are currently eight recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ WoRMS (2012). Nicolas Bailly, eds. "Alticus Lacepède, 1800". FishBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Alticus in FishBase. February 2013 version.

External links[edit]

  • Data related to Alticus at Wikispecies
  • Media related to Alticus at Wikimedia Commons