Istiblennius edentulus

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Istiblennius edentulus
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Istiblennius
Species: I. edentulus
Binomial name
Istiblennius edentulus
(J. R. Forster & J. G. Schneider, 1801)

Istiblennius edentulus, the rippled rockskipper, is a species of combtooth blenny found in coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is also commonly known as the rippled blenny, smooth-lipped blenny, toothless blenny, or coral blenny. Males of this species can reach a maximum of 16 cm (6.3 in) TL, while females can reach a maximum of 13.2 cm (5.2 in) SL.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Istiblennius edentulus" in FishBase. February 2013 version.