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Meiacanthus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Blennioidei
Familia: Blenniidae
Genera: Meiacanthus
Species: M. abditus - M. anema - M. atrodorsalis - M. bundoon - M. crinitus - M. ditrema - M. fraseri - M. geminatus - M. grammistes - M. kamoharai - M. limbatus - M. lineatus - M. luteus - M. mossambicus - M. naevius - M. nigrolineatus - M. oualanensis - M. phaeus - M. procne - M. reticulatus - M. smithi - M. tongaensis - M. urostigma - M. vicinus - M. vittatus

Name

Meiacanthus Norman, 1943

Meiacanthus is a genus of combtooth blennies found in the western Pacific and Indian oceans.[2] Many species in this genus make their way into the aquarium trade.[3][4][5][6] The genus name Meiacanthus refers to most species having relatively few dorsal fin spines.[1] The type species is Meiacanthus atrodorsalis.[1]

Species

* Meiacanthus abditus (Smith-Vaniz, 1987)
* Threadless blenny, Meiacanthus anema (Bleeker, 1852)
* Forktail blenny Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther, 1877)
* Bundoon blenny, Meiacanthus bundoon (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Meiacanthus crinitus (Smith-Vaniz, 1987)
* One-striped poison-fang blenny Meiacanthus ditrema (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Meiacanthus fraseri (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Meiacanthus geminatus (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Striped poison-fang blenny, Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes, 1836)
* Meiacanthus kamoharai (Tomiyama, 1956)
* Meiacanthus limbatus (Smith-Vaniz, 1987)
* Lined fangblenny, Meiacanthus lineatus (De Vis, 1884)
* Yellow fangbelly, Meiacanthus luteus (Smith-Vaniz, 1987)
* Mozambique fangblenny, Meiacanthus mossambicus (Smith, 1959)
* Meiacanthus naevius (Smith-Vaniz, 1987)
* Blackline fangblenny, Meiacanthus nigrolineatus (Smith-Vaniz, 1969)
* Meiacanthus oualanensis (Günther, 1880)
* Meiacanthus phaeus (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Meiacanthus procne (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Meiacanthus reticulatus (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)
* Disco blenny, Meiacanthus smithi (Klausewitz, 1962)
* Meiacanthus tongaensis (Smith-Vaniz, 1987
* Meiacanthus urostigma (Smith-Vaniz, Satapoomin & Allen, 2001)
* Meiacanthus vicinus (Smith-Vaniz, 1987)
* One-striped fangblenny, Meiacanthus vittatus (Smith-Vaniz, 1976)

References

1. ^ a b c Saber-Toothed Blennies, Tribe Nemophini (Pisces: Blennidae) William Smith-Vaniz. Academy of Natural Sciences, 2007 ISBN 1422319253/ISBN 9781422319253
2. ^ Species under Meiacanthus at www.fishbase.org.
3. ^ Meiacanthus anema at www.fishbase.org.
4. ^ Meiacanthus atrodorsalis at www.fishbase.org.
5. ^ Meiacanthus grammistes at www.fishbase.org.
6. ^ Meiacanthus mossambicus at www.fishbase.org.

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