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

Genus: Emblemaria

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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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