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Family: Chaenopsidae Pike-, tube- and flagblennies



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthemblemaria aspera Roughhead blenny Western Atlantic 4 TL 1927
Acanthemblemaria atrata Cocos barnacle blenny Eastern Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1999
Acanthemblemaria balanorum Clubhead blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5.2 TL 1940
Acanthemblemaria betinensis Speckled blenny Western Atlantic 4.3 SL 1974
Acanthemblemaria castroi Galapagos barnacle blenny Southeast Pacific 6 TL 1966
Acanthemblemaria chaplini Papillose blenny Western Atlantic 4.5 TL 1957
Acanthemblemaria crockeri Browncheek blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6 TL 1938
Acanthemblemaria exilispinus Bluntspine blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 TL 1963
Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi False papillose blenny Western Atlantic 3.6 SL 1974
Acanthemblemaria hancocki Hancock's blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1936
Acanthemblemaria harpeza Western Central Atlantic 2002
Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Cortez barnacle blenny Eastern Pacific 5.1 SL 2010
Acanthemblemaria johnsoni Western Central Atlantic 2 SL 1996
Acanthemblemaria macrospilus Barnacle blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6 TL 1940
Acanthemblemaria mangognatha Revillagigedo barnacle Eastern Central Pacific 3.1 SL 1999
Acanthemblemaria maria Secretary blenny Western Central Atlantic 5.1 TL 1961
Acanthemblemaria medusa Medusa blenny Western Central Atlantic 4 TL 1974
Acanthemblemaria paula Dwarf spinyhead blenny Western Central Atlantic 1.8 SL 1989
Acanthemblemaria rivasi Spotjaw blenny Western Atlantic 3 SL 1970
Acanthemblemaria spinosa Spinyhead blenny Western Central Atlantic 3.1 TL 1919
Acanthemblemaria stephensi Malpelo barnacle blenny Eastern Pacific 5 TL 1988
Chaenopsis alepidota Orangethroat pikeblenny Eastern Pacific Ocean fro 15 TL 1890
Chaenopsis coheni Cortez pikeblenny Eastern Central Pacific 1957
Chaenopsis deltarrhis Delta pikeblenny Eastern Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1957
Chaenopsis limbaughi Yellowface pikeblenny Western Central Atlantic 8.5 TL 1965
Chaenopsis megalops Western Central Atlantic 10.2 SL 2000
Chaenopsis ocellata Bluethroat pikeblenny Western Atlantic 12.5 TL 1865
Chaenopsis resh Western Central Atlantic 13 TL 1965
Chaenopsis roseola Flecked pikeblenny Western Atlantic 4.3 SL 1981
Chaenopsis schmitti Yellow-mouth pikeblenny Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1957
Chaenopsis stephensi Western Central Atlantic 4.6 SL 1965
Cirriemblemaria lucasana Plume blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL 1963
Coralliozetus angelicus Angel blenny Eastern Central Pacific 3.5 TL 1957
Coralliozetus boehlkei Barcheek blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1963
Coralliozetus cardonae Twinhorn blenny Western Atlantic 8.5 TL 1899
Coralliozetus micropes Scarletfin blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL 1938
Coralliozetus rosenblatti Spikefin blenny Eastern Central Pacific 3.5 TL 1963
Coralliozetus springeri Eastern Central Pacific 2.5 TL 1966
Ekemblemaria lira Eastern Pacific 1992
Ekemblemaria myersi Reefsand blenny Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL 1963
Ekemblemaria nigra Moth blenny Western Atlantic 6.2 SL 1928
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
Emblemariopsis arawak Araw glass blenny Caribbean 2 SL 2010
Emblemariopsis bahamensis Blackhead blenny Western Atlantic 2.5 TL 1961
Emblemariopsis bottomei Shorthead blenny Western Central Atlantic 3.0 SL 1961
Emblemariopsis carib Spikefin glass blenny Caribbean 1.5 SL 2010
Emblemariopsis dianae Orangeflag blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.1 SL 2004
Emblemariopsis diaphana Glass blenny Western Central Atlantic 4 TL 1927
Emblemariopsis leptocirris Western Central Atlantic. 2.2 SL 1970
Emblemariopsis occidentalis Flagfin blenny Western Atlantic 1.9 SL 1970
Emblemariopsis pricei Seafan blenny Western Atlantic 2.9 SL 1975
Emblemariopsis ramirezi Western Central Atlantic 3.1 SL 1999
Emblemariopsis randalli Hornless blenny Western Central Atlantic 3.8 TL 1965
Emblemariopsis ruetzleri Western Central Atlantic 2 SL 1997
Emblemariopsis signifer Western Atlantic 3.3 SL 1942
Emblemariopsis tayrona Tayrona blenny Western Central Atlantic 3 SL 1987
Hemiemblemaria simulus Wrasse blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1940
Lucayablennius zingaro Arrow blenny Western Central Atlantic 5 SL 1957
Mccoskerichthys sandae Tufted blenny Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1978
Neoclinus blanchardi Sarcastic fringehead Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1858
Neoclinus bryope Western Pacific 8 TL 1902
Neoclinus chihiroe Northwest Pacific 4.8 SL 1987
Neoclinus lacunicola Northwest Pacific 6 TL 1980
Neoclinus monogrammus Northwest Pacific 6.7 SL 2010
Neoclinus nudiceps Northwest Pacific 4.6 SL 2010
Neoclinus nudus Northwest Pacific 5.2 SL 1971
Neoclinus okazakii Northwest Pacific 6.2 SL 1987
Neoclinus stephensae Yellowfin fringehead Eastern Pacific 10 TL 1953
Neoclinus toshimaensis Northwest Pacific 7 TL 1980
Neoclinus uninotatus Onespot fringehead Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1953
Protemblemaria bicirrus Warthead blenny Eastern Pacific 4.5 TL 1946
Protemblemaria perla Eastern Central Pacific 4.1 SL 2001
Protemblemaria punctata Western Central Atlantic 6 TL 1966
Stathmonotus culebrai Panamanian worm blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5 TL 1940
Stathmonotus gymnodermis Naked blenny Western Atlantic 4 TL 1955
Stathmonotus hemphillii Blackbelly blenny Western Central Atlantic 5 TL 1885
Stathmonotus lugubris Mexican worm blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1953
Stathmonotus sinuscalifornici California worm blenny Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1942
Stathmonotus stahli Eelgrass blenny Eastern Caribbean Sea fro 4 TL 1899
Stathmonotus tekla Western Caribbean Sea fro 2.5 SL 1910
Tanyemblemaria alleni Slender blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5.4 TL 1992



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