Petroscirtes breviceps

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Petroscirtes breviceps
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Blenniidae
Genus: Petroscirtes
P. breviceps
Binomial name
Petroscirtes breviceps
(Valenciennes, 1836)
  • Blennechis breviceps Valenciennes, 1836
  • Aspidontus trossulus Jordan & Snyder, 1902
  • Dasson trossulus (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)
  • Petroscirtes annamensis Chabanaud, 1924

Petroscirtes breviceps, the striped poison-fang blenny mimic, striped fangblenny mimic, short-head sabretooth blenny, short-headed blenny, sabretooth blenny, or the black-banded blenny, is a species of combtooth blenny found in coral reefs in the western Pacific and Indian ocean. This species reaches a length of 11 centimetres (4.3 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Williams, J.T. (2014). "Petroscirtes breviceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T48342225A48390972. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T48342225A48390972.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Petroscirtes breviceps" in FishBase. February 2013 version.

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