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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]
Direct child
taxa (8)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniinae Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmobranchus Ehrenberg, 1836
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiotremus Gill, 1867
» 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
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalariinae Bleeker, 1859
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalaroderma Norman, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes
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
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: Deep-Sea (2014). Blenniidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2014) World Register of Deep-Sea species at http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125519 on 2014-09-21
  
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