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Family: Stichaeidae Pricklebacks
Subfamily: Chirolophinae


(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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North Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Bryozoichthys lysimus
[Nutcracker prickleback]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bryozoichthys marjorius McPhail, 1970

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Bryozoichthys marjorius
[Pearly prickleback]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Chirolophis ascanii (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Chirolophis ascanii
[Yarrell's blenny]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Chirolophis decoratus (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Chirolophis decoratus
[Decorated warbonnet]

Photo by Miyahara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Chirolophis japonicus Herzenstein, 1890

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Chirolophis japonicus
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Chirolophis nugator (Jordan & Williams, 1895)

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Chirolophis nugator
[Mosshead warbonnet]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Chirolophis saitone
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific and adj
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Chirolophis snyderi
[Bearded warbonnet]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Chirolophis tarsodes (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Chirolophis tarsodes
[Matcheek warbonnet]

Photo by Myoung, J.-G.

Northwest Pacific

Chirolophis wui (Wang & Wang, 1935)

Photo by Myoung, J.-G.
 
Chirolophis wui
[]

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Gymnoclinus cristulatus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V.
 
Gymnoclinus cristulatus
[Trident prickleback]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Soldatovia polyactocephala
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12 Species of Family Stichaeidae
(Pricklebacks)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1902 Bryozoichthys lysimus Nutcracker prickleback North Pacific 27 TL
1970 Bryozoichthys marjorius Pearly prickleback Northeast Pacific 30 TL
1792 Chirolophis ascanii Yarrell's blenny Northeast Atlantic 25 SL
1902 Chirolophis decoratus Decorated warbonnet North Pacific 42 TL
1890 Chirolophis japonicus Northwest Pacific 55 TL
1895 Chirolophis nugator Mosshead warbonnet Eastern Pacific 15 TL
1902 Chirolophis saitone Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1938 Chirolophis snyderi Bearded warbonnet Northwest Pacific and adj 20 SL
1902 Chirolophis tarsodes Matcheek warbonnet Northeast Pacific 19 TL
1935 Chirolophis wui Northwest Pacific
1912 Gymnoclinus cristulatus Trident prickleback Northwest Pacific 12 TL
1814 Soldatovia polyactocephala Northwest Pacific 42 TL



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