Malacoctenus triangulatus

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Malacoctenus triangulatus
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Blennioidei
Family: Labrisomidae
Genus: Malacoctenus
Species: M. triangulatus
Binomial name
Malacoctenus triangulatus
V. G. Springer, 1959

Malacoctenus triangulatus, the Saddled blenny, is a species of labrisomid blenny fish native to the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea from southern Florida to the coast of Brazil. It inhabits rocky shores and reefs at depths of from near the surface to 40 metres (130 ft) though most common shallower than 3 metres (9.8 ft). This species can reach a length of 7.5 centimetres (3.0 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Malacoctenus triangulatus" in FishBase. October 2013 version.