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Blenniidae Rafinesque, 1810

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

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  1. Subfamily Blenniinae Rafinesque, 1810
    1. Genus Adelotremus Smith-Vaniz & Rose, 2012
    2. Genus Aspidontus Cuvier, 1834
    3. Genus Blennius Linnaeus, 1758
    4. Genus Enchelyurus Peters, 1869
    5. Genus Haptogenys Springer, 1972
    6. Genus Laiphognathus Smith, 1955
    7. Genus Meiacanthus Norman, 1944
    8. Genus Oman Springer, 1985
    9. Genus Omobranchus Valenciennes, 1836
    10. Genus Omox Springer, 1972
    11. Genus Parenchelyurus Springer, 1972
    12. Genus Petroscirtes Rüppell, 1830
    13. Genus Phenablennius Springer & Smith-Vaniz, 1972
    14. Genus Plagiotremus Gill, 1865
    15. Genus Spaniblennius Bath & Wirtz, 1989
    16. Genus Xiphasia Swainson, 1839
    17. Genus Adonis Gronow, 1854 accepted as Blennius Linnaeus, 1758
    18. Genus Aspinodontus accepted as Aspidontus Cuvier, 1834 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    19. Genus Atopoclinus Vaillant, 1894 accepted as Plagiotremus Gill, 1865
    20. Genus Bennius accepted as Blennius Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    21. Genus Enucheyurus accepted as Enchelyurus Peters, 1869 (misspelling)
    22. Genus Graviceps Fowler, 1903 accepted as Omobranchus Valenciennes, 1836
    23. Genus Meicanthus accepted as Meiacanthus Norman, 1944 (misspelling)
    24. Genus Petrocirtes accepted as Petroscirtes Rüppell, 1830 (misspelling)
    25. Genus Petroscrites accepted as Petroscirtes Rüppell, 1830 (misspelling)
    26. Genus Petroskirtes accepted as Petroscirtes Rüppell, 1830 (misspelling)
    27. Genus Plagiostremus accepted as Plagiotremus Gill, 1865 (misspelling)
    28. Genus Runula Jordan & Bollman, 1890 accepted as Plagiotremus Gill, 1865
  2. Subfamily Salariinae Gill, 1859
    1. Genus Aidablennius Whitley, 1947
    2. Genus Alloblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
    3. Genus Alticus Lacepède, 1800
    4. Genus Andamia Blyth, 1858
    5. Genus Antennablennius Fowler, 1931
    6. Genus Atrosalarias Whitley, 1933
    7. Genus Bathyblennius Bath, 1977
    8. Genus Blenniella Reid, 1943
    9. Genus Chalaroderma Norman, 1944
    10. Genus Chasmodes Valenciennes, 1836
    11. Genus Cirripectes Swainson, 1839
    12. Genus Cirrisalarias Springer, 1976
    13. Genus Coryphoblennius Norman, 1944
    14. Genus Crossosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
    15. Genus Dodekablennos Springer & Spreitzer, 1978
    16. Genus Ecsenius McCulloch, 1923
    17. Genus Entomacrodus Gill, 1859
    18. Genus Exallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905
    19. Genus Glyptoparus Smith, 1959
    20. Genus Hirculops Smith, 1959
    21. Genus Hypleurochilus Gill, 1861
    22. Genus Hypsoblennius Gill, 1861
    23. Genus Istiblennius Whitley, 1943
    24. Genus Lipophrys Gill, 1896
    25. Genus Litobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
    26. Genus Lupinoblennius Herre, 1942
    27. Genus Medusablennius Springer, 1966
    28. Genus Microlipophrys Almada, Almada, Guillemaud & Wirtz, 2005
    29. Genus Mimoblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
    30. Genus Nannosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971
    31. Genus Ophioblennius Gill, 1860
    32. Genus Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro, 1915
    33. Genus Parahypsos Bath, 1982
    34. Genus Paralticus Springer & Williams, 1994
    35. Genus Pereulixia Smith, 1959
    36. Genus Praealticus Schultz & Chapman, 1960
    37. Genus Rhabdoblennius Whitley, 1930
    38. Genus Salaria Forsskål, 1775
    39. Genus Salarias Cuvier, 1816
    40. Genus Scartella Jordan, 1886
    41. Genus Scartichthys Jordan & Evermann, 1898
    42. Genus Stanulus Smith, 1959
    43. Genus Alticus Valenciennes, 1836 (ex Commerson) in Cuvier & Valenciennes accepted as Alticus Lacepède, 1800 (synonym)
    44. Genus Atrisalarias accepted as Atrosalarias Whitley, 1933 (misspelling)
    45. Genus Atrosalarius accepted as Atrosalarias Whitley, 1933 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    46. Genus Blenniolus Jordan & Evermann, 1898 accepted as Hypsoblennius Gill, 1861
    47. Genus Cirrhipectes accepted as Cirripectes Swainson, 1839 (misspelling)
    48. Genus Croaltus Smith, 1959 accepted as Antennablennius Fowler, 1931
    49. Genus Cynoscartes Norman, 1944 accepted as Ophioblennius Gill, 1860
    50. Genus Ecenius accepted as Ecsenius McCulloch, 1923 (misspelling)
    51. Genus Exalia accepted as Exallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    52. Genus Exalias accepted as Exallias Jordan & Evermann, 1905 (misspelling)
    53. Genus Fallacirripectes Schultz & Chapman, 1960 accepted as Stanulus Smith, 1959
    54. Genus Giffordella Fowler, 1932 accepted as Entomacrodus Gill, 1859
    55. Genus Glytoparus accepted as Glyptoparus Smith, 1959 (misspelling)
    56. Genus Homesthes Gilbert, 1898 accepted as Hypsoblennius Gill, 1861
    57. Genus Ichthyocoris Bonaparte, 1840 accepted as Salaria Forsskål, 1775
    58. Genus Isesthes Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Hypsoblennius Gill, 1861
    59. Genus Istiblennus accepted as Istiblennius Whitley, 1943 (misspelling)
    60. Genus Istilbennius accepted as Istiblennius Whitley, 1943 (misspelling)
    61. Genus Lioblennius Svetovidov, 1958 accepted as Coryphoblennius Norman, 1944
    62. Genus Lipophris accepted as Lipophrys Gill, 1896 (misspelling)
    63. Genus Litobranhchus accepted as Litobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer, 1971 (misspelling)
    64. Genus Nypleurochilus accepted as Hypleurochilus Gill, 1861 (misspelling)
    65. Genus Paralipophrys Bath, 1977 accepted as Lipophrys Gill, 1896 (synonym)
    66. Genus Pescadorichthys Tomiyama, 1955 accepted as Ecsenius McCulloch, 1923
    67. Genus Pictiblennius Whitley, 1930 accepted as Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro, 1915
    68. Genus Prealticus accepted as Praealticus Schultz & Chapman, 1960 (misspelling)
    69. Genus Rupiscartes Swainson, 1839 accepted as Alticus Lacepède, 1800
    70. Genus Salaris accepted as Salarias Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
    71. Genus Salarius accepted as Salarias Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
  3. Genus Belenniella accepted as Blenniella Reid, 1943 (misspelling)
  4. Genus Halmabblennius accepted as Halmablennius Smith, 1948 accepted as Istiblennius Whitley, 1943 (misspelling)
  5. Genus Salarichthys Guichenot, 1867 accepted as Entomacrodus Gill, 1859 (synonym)
  6. Genus Salariichthys accepted as Salarichthys Guichenot, 1867 accepted as Entomacrodus Gill, 1859 (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Chiefly tropical and subtropical marine; rare in fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: Indian, Atlantic and Pacific...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Blenniidae Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125519 on 2024-07-15
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Description 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]
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Dutch slijmvissen  [details]
English Rockskipperscombtooth blennies  [details]
Japanese イソギンポ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål tangkvabbefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk tangkvabbefamilien  [details]
Russian Собачковые  [details]