Scientific Name
Andamia reyi  
Andamia reyi雷氏唇盤鳚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Sauvage, 1880) Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 雷氏唇盤鳚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鳚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F447 Blenniidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 雷氏唇盤鳚 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 狗鰷 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Luzon I., Philippines 
Synonyms Andamia raoi, Salarias reyi   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kishimoto, H. 1997 
Specimen List ASIZP0073028. NTUM05817. NTUM05818. NTUM06043.  
Common Name Suckerlip blenny 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XIII-XV spines and 18-20 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 23-24 soft rays; pectoral fin with 15 soft rays; pelvic fin with I spines and 4 soft rays. This genus characterized by having a cup-shaped labial disk behind the lower lip. All caudal fin rays unbranched. Nuchal cirri absent. Supraorbital cirrus pinnate. Nasal cirrus small and simple. Triangular occipital crest developed in male, and absent in female. Comparing to A. tetradactylus, this species absent block spot on pectoral fin and absent white spot on body side.
habitats Found on rocks in the surfline constantly washed by spray or breakers. Intertidal, actively shuttling back and forth between rock pools and air (skipper).  
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Christmas Island and the Andaman Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean, the Philippines, and Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.