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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Tripterygiidae Triplefin blennies
Subfamily: Tripterygiinae
Genus: Tripterygion

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Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Tripterygion delaisi Cadenat & Blache, 1970

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Tripterygion delaisi
[Black-faced blenny]



Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Tripterygion melanurum Guichenot, 1850

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Tripterygion melanurum
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Mediterranean and Eastern
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Tripterygion tartessicum Carreras-Carbonell, Pascual & Macpherson, 2007

Photo by Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Tripterygion tartessicum
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Mediterranean Sea and Bla
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Tripterygion tripteronotum (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Koutsogiannopoulos, D.D.
 
Tripterygion tripteronotum
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tripterygion delaisi Black-faced blenny Eastern Atlantic and Medi 8.9 TL 1970
Tripterygion melanurum Mediterranean Sea 5.3 TL 1850
Tripterygion tartessicum Mediterranean and Eastern 7.7 TL 2007
Tripterygion tripteronotum Mediterranean Sea and Bla 8 TL 1810



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