Malacoctenus zonifer

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Malacoctenus zonifer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Blennioidei
Family: Labrisomidae
Genus: Malacoctenus
Species: M. zonifer
Binomial name
Malacoctenus zonifer
(D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882)
  • Clinus zonifer D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882

Malacoctenus zonifer, the glossy blenny, is a species of labrisomid blenny native to the Pacific coast of Mexico from the south of the Gulf of California to Oaxaca. This species can reach a length of 8 centimetres (3.1 in) TL.[2]


  1. ^ Hastings, P. & Dominici-Arosemena, A. 2010. Malacoctenus zonifer. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Downloaded on 07 December 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Malacoctenus zonifer" in FishBase. October 2013 version.