Leopard Blenny (species: Exallias brevis) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Exallias brevis
Leopard Blenny

©Justin Marshall: Exallias brevis at MacGillivray Reef near Lizard Island.

©Geoffrey Shuetrim and Ellie Shuetrim

©Geoffrey Shuetrim and Ellie Shuetrim: Frontal view of Leopard Blenny (Exallias brevis)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Blenniidae
Genus Exallias
Species Exallias brevis



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 14.5 cm (Total length)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Leis, J.M. and B.M. Carson-Ewart (2000). Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes Brill, Leiden, pp. 1-850. LIRS catalog number 660.

Other references

  • Leis, J.M. (1986). Vertical and horizontal distribution of fish larvae near coral reefs at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Marine Biology, 90: 505-516. LIRS catalog number 194.
  • Leis, J.M. (1991). Vertical distribution of fish larvae in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon, Australia, Marine Biology, 109: 157-166. LIRS catalog number 315.
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