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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Chaenopsidae Pike-, tube- and flagblennies

Genus: Neoclinus

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Neoclinus blanchardi Girard, 1858

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Neoclinus blanchardi
[Sarcastic fringehead]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Neoclinus bryope (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Neoclinus bryope
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Neoclinus chihiroe
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No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Neoclinus lacunicola
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Neoclinus monogrammus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Neoclinus nudiceps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Neoclinus nudus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Neoclinus okazakii
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neoclinus stephensae Hubbs, 1953

Photo by Photo by Grossman, P.C.
 
Neoclinus stephensae
[Yellowfin fringehead]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Neoclinus toshimaensis
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Neoclinus uninotatus Hubbs, 1953

Photo by Photo by DeCloux, R.
 
Neoclinus uninotatus
[Onespot fringehead]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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