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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniidae 
AphiaID: 125519

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslijmvissen  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcombtooth blennies  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortangkvabbefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortangkvabbefamilien  [details]
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taxa

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelenniella
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniinae Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidontus Cuvier, 1835
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyurus Peters, 1868
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaptogenys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaiphognathus Smith, 1955
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeiacanthus Norman, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOman
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmobranchus Ehrenberg, 1836
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmox
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParenchelyurus Springer, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhenablennius
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1867
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpaniblennius
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphasia Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRunula accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1867
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypleurochlus
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalariinae Bleeker, 1859
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAidablennius Whitley, 1947
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlloblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndamia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennablennius Fowler, 1931
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrosalarias Whitley, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyblennius
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella Reid, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalaroderma Norman, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChasmodes Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrisalarias
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphoblennius Norman, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrossosalarias
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDodekablennos Springer & Spreitzer, 1978
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcsenius McCulloch, 1923
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptoparus Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirculops Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypleurochilus Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius Whitley, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophrys Gill, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLupinoblennius
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrolipophrys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMimoblennius Smith-Vaniz, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannosalarias
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioblennius Gill, 1860
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParablennius Miranda-Ribeiro, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParahypsos Bath, 1982
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalticus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPereulixia Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraealticus Schultz & Chapman, 1960
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhabdoblennius
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalaria
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias Cuvier, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScartella
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScartichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStanulus

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdonis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticops Smith, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella Reid, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrosalarias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrosalarias Whitley, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrisalarias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrosalarias Whitley, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennechis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidontus Cuvier, 1835
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniolus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhipectes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCroaltus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennablennius Fowler, 1931
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCruantus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphistichus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoscartes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioblennius Gill, 1860
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDamania Smith, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasson Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcenius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcsenius McCulloch, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnucheyurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyurus Peters, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExalias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFallacirripectes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStanulus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGiffordella accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlytoparus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptoparus Smith, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGraviceps accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmobranchus Ehrenberg, 1836
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalmabblennius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalmablennius Smith, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalmablennius Smith, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomesthes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsesthes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstilbennius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoblennius Bath, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParahypsos Bath, 1982
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioblennius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphoblennius Norman, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophrys Gill, 1896
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitobranhchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophalticus Smith, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeicanthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeiacanthus Norman, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNypleurochilus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypleurochilus Gill, 1861
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalipophrys Bath, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophrys Gill, 1896
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPescadorichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcsenius McCulloch, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrocirtes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscrites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroskirtes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPictiblennius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParablennius Miranda-Ribeiro, 1915
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiostremus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1867
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrealticus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraealticus Schultz & Chapman, 1960
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRupiscartes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarichthys Guichenot, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalariichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalaris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarablennius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParablennius Miranda-Ribeiro, 1915
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Chiefly tropical and subtropical marine; rare in fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Scaleless or scales modified. Usually blunt head. Pelvic fins present in all but 2 species. Pelvic fin before pectorals; with 1 inconspicuous spine and 2-4 segmented rays. No teeth in palatines; vomerine teeth present. Teeth in jaws comblike, fixed or movable (canine teeth occasionally present). Spines in dorsal fin 3-17, flexible; 9-119 segmented soft rays. Pectoral rays 10-18, unbranched. Branched caudal fin rays, except in 1 species. Two spines in anal fin. All but 1 genus with basisphenoid. Swim bladder usually absent in adults. Usually 28-44 vertebrae, to 135 in Xiphasia. About 54 cm maximum length; most smaller than 15 cm. Capable mimetic behavior. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125519
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Blenniidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125519 on 2014-04-19
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