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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaenopsidae Pike-, tube- and flagblennies

Genus: Emblemaria

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Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Emblemaria atlantica
[Banner blenny]
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Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Emblemaria australis
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Emblemaria biocellata
[Twospot blenny]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Emblemaria caldwelli Stephens, 1970

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Emblemaria caldwelli
[Caribbean blenny]
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Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Emblemaria caycedoi
[Colombian blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Emblemaria culmenis
[Ridge blenny]
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Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Emblemaria diphyodontis
[Venezuelan blenny]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Emblemaria hudsoni Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917

Photo by Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Emblemaria hudsoni
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Emblemaria hyltoni Johnson & Greenfield, 1976

Photo by Photo by Hazes, B.
 
Emblemaria hyltoni
[Filament blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Emblemaria hypacanthus (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Emblemaria hypacanthus
[Gulf signal blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Emblemaria nivipes Jordan & Gilbert, 1883

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Emblemaria nivipes
[Whiteback signal blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Emblemaria pandionis Evermann & Marsh, 1900

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Emblemaria pandionis
[Sailfin blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Emblemaria piratica Ginsburg, 1942

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Emblemaria piratica
[Sailfin signal blenny]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Emblemaria piratula Ginsburg & Reid, 1942

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Emblemaria piratula
[Pirate blenny]



Western Central Atlantic

Emblemaria vitta Williams, 2002

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Emblemaria vitta
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Emblemaria walkeri Stephens, 1963

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Emblemaria walkeri
[Elusive signal blenny]



16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Emblemaria atlantica Banner blenny Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1898
Emblemaria australis Southwest Atlantic 2.7 SL 2003
Emblemaria biocellata Twospot blenny Western Atlantic 4.1 SL 1970
Emblemaria caldwelli Caribbean blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.6 SL 1970
Emblemaria caycedoi Colombian blenny Western Central Atlantic 3.8 SL 1984
Emblemaria culmenis Ridge blenny Western Central Atlantic 5.1 SL 1970
Emblemaria diphyodontis Venezuelan blenny Western Atlantic 7 TL 1970
Emblemaria hudsoni Southeast Pacific 7.4 TL 1917
Emblemaria hyltoni Filament blenny Western Atlantic 2.3 SL 1976
Emblemaria hypacanthus Gulf signal blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5 TL 1889
Emblemaria nivipes Whiteback signal blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4.2 SL 1883
Emblemaria pandionis Sailfin blenny Western Atlantic 6 SL 1900
Emblemaria piratica Sailfin signal blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL 1942
Emblemaria piratula Pirate blenny Western Central Atlantic 5 TL 1942
Emblemaria vitta Western Central Atlantic 2002
Emblemaria walkeri Elusive signal blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1963



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