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Blennodesmus scapularis Günther, 1872
Ocellated Eel-blenny; Haliophus malayanus Weber, 1909

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Species Blennodesmus scapularis Günther, 1872


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CAAB : 37411003 Taxon concept Blennodesmus_scapularis last modified 2015-07-16 09:34:28.505

Species Blennodesmus scapularis Günther, 1872

Ocellate Eel Blenny , Eel Blenny, Ocellated Eel-blenny


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay, WA (26°S) to Masthead Island, QLD (23°32´S); tropical, west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, rock reef, rubble bottom.


General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [174]

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. [108]

Godkin, C.M. & Winterbottom, R. 1985. Phylogeny of the family Congrogadidae (Pisces; Perciformes) and its placement as a subfamily of the Pseudochromidae. Bulletin of Marine Science 36 (3): 633-671 figs 1-15

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part III. Records of the Australian Museum 5 : 329–436 [356]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [54] (1982)

Winterbottom, R. 1986. Revision and vicariance biogeography of the subfamily Congrogadinae (Pisces: Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Indo-Pacific Fishes 9 : 1-34 figs 1-37 pl. 1 [5]


Common Name References

Allen, G.R. 1985. Fishes of Western Australia. Book 9. pp. 2207-2534 526 pls in Burgess, W.E. & Axelrod, H.R. (eds). Pacific Marine Fishes . Neptune, New Jersey : T.F.H. Publications. [2443] ( Ocellate Eel Blenny )

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. [108] (Ocellated Eel-blenny)

Marshall, T.C. 1964. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coastal Waters of Queensland . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 566 pp. 136 pls. [396] (Eel Blenny)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Ocellate Eel Blenny )


History of changes

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