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Deep-Sea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniidae Rafinesque, 1810

125519  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125519)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Chiefly tropical and subtropical marine; rare...  
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]
Bailly, N. (2015). Blenniidae Rafinesque, 1810. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2017). World Register of Deep-Sea species at http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125519 on 2017-12-11

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
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]
 



LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslijmvissen  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcombtooth blennies  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイソギンポ  [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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