Black-headed blenny

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Black-headed blenny
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Microlipophrys
Species: M. nigriceps
Binomial name
Microlipophrys nigriceps
(Vinciguerra, 1883)
  • Blennius nigriceps Vinciguerra, 1883
  • Blennius nigriceps cypriacus Bath, 1972
  • Blennius portmahonis Castaños, 1933
  • Lipophrys nigriceps (Vinciguerra, 1883)
  • Lipophrys nigriceps cypriacus (Bath, 1972)
  • Lipophrys nigriceps nigriceps (Vinciguerra, 1883)
  • Lipophrys nigriceps portmahonis (Castaños, 1933)
  • Microlipophrys nigriceps portmahonis (Castaños, 1933)

The black-headed blenny (Microlipophrys nigriceps) is a species of combtooth blenny found in the Mediterranean Sea. It can reach a maximum length of 4.3 centimetres (1.7 in) TL. This species is also found in the aquarium trade.[1]


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