Enneapterygius clarkae, the barred triplefin, is a species of threefin blenny in the genus Enneapterygius. It was described by Wouter Holleman in 1982, and was given its species epithet in honour of American ichthyologist Eugenie Clark (1922-2015) It is a tropical blenny known from the Indian Ocean, and has been described from the Red Sea to Natal, South Africa. Male barred triplefins can reach a maximum length of 2.5 centimetres.
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