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Ecsenius yaeyamaensis (Aoyagi, 1954)
Coral Blenny; Pale-spotted Comb-tooth; Salarias yaeyamaensis Aoyagi, 1954; Yaeyama Blenny

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Species Ecsenius yaeyamaensis (Aoyagi, 1954)


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CAAB : 37408033 Taxon concept Ecsenius_yaeyamaensis;Ecsenius last modified 2013-10-09 10:07:52.756

Species Ecsenius yaeyamaensis (Aoyagi, 1954)

Palespotted Combtooth Blenny , Coral Blenny, Pale-spotted Comb-tooth




Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Dirk Hartog Island, WA (26°08'S), WA to Gove, NT (136°47'E); tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, inshore, marine.


General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [208]

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers . Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. [130]

Springer, V.G. 1971. Revision of the fish genus Ecsenius (Blenniidae, Blenniinae, Salariini). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 72 : 1-74 figs 1-36 [32]

Springer, V.G. 1988. The Indo-Pacific Blenniid fish genus Ecsenius . Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 465 : 1-134 figs 1-68 pls 1-14


Common Name References

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers . Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. [130] (Coral Blenny)

Kuiter, R.H. 1992. Tropical Reef-Fishes of the Western Pacific, Indonesia and Adjacent Waters . Jakarta : PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama 314 pp. pls. [246] (Pale-spotted Comb-tooth)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. ( Palespotted Combtooth Blenny )


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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Blenniidae  
 Genus Ecsenius  
  Ecsenius yaeyamaensis    (Aoyagi, 1954) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms: Ecsenius yaeyamensis Salarias yaeyamaensis   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); Fishbase(2006); Springer, V.G., 1988. The Indo-Pacific blenniid fish genus Ecsenius.. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (465):134 p.
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381417
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