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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Microlipophrys

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Microlipophrys adriaticus Mediterranean Sea 5 TL 1883
Microlipophrys bauchotae Eastern Atlantic 4.4 TL 1982
Microlipophrys caboverdensis Eastern Central Atlantic 4 TL 1989
Microlipophrys canevae Northeast Atlantic 7.5 TL 1880
Microlipophrys dalmatinus Northeast Atlantic 5.8 TL 1883
Microlipophrys nigriceps Black-headed blenny Mediterranean Sea. 4.3 TL 1883
Microlipophrys velifer Eastern Atlantic 5.8 TL 1935



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