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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Blenniimorphae
Ordo: Blenniiformes
Subordo: Blennioidei

Familia: Blenniidae
Genus: Scartichthys
Species: S. crapulatus – S. gigas – S. variolatus – S. viridis

Scartichthys Jordan and Evermann, 1898

Scartichthys species list in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2023. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2023.


Scartichthys – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Scartichthys is a genus of combtooth blennies found in the Atlantic and Indian ocean.[1]

There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1]

Scartichthys crapulatus J. T. Williams, 1990
Scartichthys gigas (Steindachner, 1876) (Giant blenny)
Scartichthys variolatus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Scartichthys viridis (Valenciennes, 1836)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Scartichthys in FishBase. February 2013 version.

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