Scientific Name
Andamia tetradactylus  
Andamia tetradactylus四指唇盤鳚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1858) Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 四指唇盤鳚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鳚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F447 Blenniidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 四指唇盤鳚 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 狗鰷 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality W. Belitung [Biliton] I., Indonesia 
Synonyms Salarias tetradactylus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1.. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text)  Lee, S.C. 1979 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List FRIP21174. FRIP21175. FRIP21268. NMNSF00531. NTMP0854. NTMP1442. NTUM00174. NTUM05808. NTUM05809. NTUM05810. NTUM05811. NTUM05812. NTUM05813. NTUM05814. NTUM05815. NTUM05816. NTUM06010. NTUM06041. NTUM06042. NTUM06606.  
Common Name Blenny 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XVI spines and 15-18 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 24-25 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.
habitats Found on rocks in the surf line constantly washed by sprays or breakers.  
Distribution Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to Indonesia. 
Utility No commercial value.