Species under Malacoctenus
n= 23
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Malacoctenus africanus
Cadenat, 1951
Eastern Atlantic 7.35
Malacoctenus aurolineatus
Smith, 1957
Goldline blenny Western Atlantic 6
Malacoctenus boehlkei
Springer, 1959
Diamond blenny Western Central Atlantic 6.4
Malacoctenus brunoi
Guimarães, Nunan & Gasparini, 2010
Southwestern Atlantic
Malacoctenus carrowi
Wirtz, 2014
Eastern Central Atlantic 3.46
Malacoctenus costaricanus
Springer, 1959
Eastern Central Pacific
Malacoctenus delalandii
(Valenciennes, 1836)
Western Atlantic 8.2
Malacoctenus ebisui
Springer, 1959
Fishgod blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6.5
Malacoctenus erdmani
Smith, 1957
Western Atlantic 3.8
Malacoctenus gigas
Springer, 1959
Sonora blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13
Malacoctenus gilli
(Steindachner, 1867)
Dusky blenny Western Atlantic 7.6
Malacoctenus hubbsi
Springer, 1959
Redside blenny Eastern Central Pacific 9
Malacoctenus macropus
(Poey, 1868)
Rosy blenny Western Atlantic 5.5
Malacoctenus margaritae
(Fowler, 1944)
Margarita blenny Eastern Pacific Ocean 6.5
Malacoctenus mexicanus
Springer, 1959
Eastern Pacific Ocean
Malacoctenus polyporosus
Springer, 1959
Eastern Pacific Ocean from central Mexico (Sinaloa, north of Mazatlán) southward to Acapulco (Guerrero) including the Islas Tres Marias
Malacoctenus sudensis
Springer, 1959
Eastern Pacific Ocean
Malacoctenus tetranemus
(Cope, 1877)
Throatspotted blenny Eastern Pacific 7.5
Malacoctenus triangulatus
Springer, 1959
Saddled blenny Western Atlantic 7.5
Malacoctenus versicolor
(Poey, 1876)
Barfin blenny Western Atlantic 7.6
Malacoctenus zacae
Springer, 1959
Zaca blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6.5
Malacoctenus zonifer
(Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Glossy blenny Eastern Central Pacific 8
Malacoctenus zonogaster
Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
Belted blenny Eastern Pacific 8.5
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