Istiblennius colei (Herre, 1934)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Salarias colei Herre, 1934 (original combination?)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1934 or before

Rediscovered in 2009 or before

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Herre, A. W. C. T. (1934). Notes on the fishes in the Zoological Museum of Stanford University. I. The fishes of the Herre Philippine expedition of 1931. The fishes of the Herre 1931 expedition with descriptions of 17 new species. The Newspaper Enterprise, Ltd., Hong Kong.


Other references:

Springer, V.G. and J.T. Williams. (1994). The Indo-West Pacific blenniid fish genus Istiblennius reappraised: a revision of Istiblennius, Blenniella, and Paralticus, new genus. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 565: 193.

Williams, J., Smith-Vaniz, B. & Hastings, P. (2011). Istiblennius colei. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 31 May 2013.


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