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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniidae Rafinesque, 1810 
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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennioidei (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennioidei
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]
Direct child
taxa (110)

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 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 editorBelenniella accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella Reid, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennechis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidontus Cuvier, 1834
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniinae Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdelotremus Smith-Vaniz & Rose, 2012
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdonis Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidontus Cuvier, 1834
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlennius Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyurus Peters, 1869
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnucheyurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyurus Peters, 1869
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGraviceps Fowler, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmobranchus Valenciennes, 1836
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaptogenys Springer, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaiphognathus Smith, 1955
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeiacanthus Norman, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeicanthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeiacanthus Norman, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOman Springer, 1985
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmobranchus Valenciennes, 1836
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmox Springer, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParenchelyurus Springer, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrocirtes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
» Genus 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 editorPhenablennius Springer & Smith-Vaniz, 1972
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiostremus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1865
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1865
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRunula Jordan & Bollman, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1865
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpaniblennius Bath & Wirtz, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphasia Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes Swainson, 1839
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 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 editorLeptoblennius Bath, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParahypsos Bath, 1982
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 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 editorSalarichthys Guichenot, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalariinae Gill, 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 editorAlticus Valenciennes, 1836 (ex Commerson) in Cuvier & Valenciennes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndamia Blyth, 1858
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennablennius Fowler, 1931
» 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 editorAtrosalarias Whitley, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyblennius Bath, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella Reid, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniolus Jordan & Evermann, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalaroderma Norman, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChasmodes Valenciennes, 1836
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhipectes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes Swainson, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrisalarias Springer, 1976
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphoblennius Norman, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCroaltus Smith, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennablennius Fowler, 1931
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrossosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoscartes Norman, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioblennius Gill, 1860
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDodekablennos Springer & Spreitzer, 1978
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcenius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcsenius McCulloch, 1923
» Genus 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 editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExalias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFallacirripectes Schultz & Chapman, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStanulus Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGiffordella Fowler, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntomacrodus Gill, 1859
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptoparus Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlytoparus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptoparus Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirculops Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomesthes Gilbert, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypleurochilus Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsesthes Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypsoblennius Gill, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius Whitley, 1943
» 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 editorLioblennius Svetovidov, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphoblennius Norman, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophrys Gill, 1896
» 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 editorLitobranhchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLupinoblennius Herre, 1942
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusablennius Springer, 1966
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrolipophrys Almada, Almada, Guillemaud & Wirtz, 2005
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMimoblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNypleurochilus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypleurochilus Gill, 1861
» 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 editorParalipophrys Bath, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipophrys Gill, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalticus Springer & Williams, 1994
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPereulixia Smith, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPescadorichthys Tomiyama, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcsenius McCulloch, 1923
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPictiblennius Whitley, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParablennius Miranda Ribeiro, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraealticus Schultz & Chapman, 1960
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrealticus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraealticus Schultz & Chapman, 1960
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhabdoblennius Whitley, 1930
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRupiscartes Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalaria Forsskål, 1775
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias Cuvier, 1816
» 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 editorScartella Jordan, 1886
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScartichthys Jordan & Evermann, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStanulus Smith, 1959
» 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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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Blenniidae Rafinesque, 1810. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125519 on 2015-05-06
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