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Family: Stichaeidae Pricklebacks
Subfamily: Lumpeninae


(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Acantholumpenus mackayi (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Acantholumpenus mackayi
[Pighead prickleback]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Anisarchus macrops
[]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Anisarchus medius (Reinhardt, 1837)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Anisarchus medius
[Stout eelblenny]

Photo by Svensen, R.

Circumglobal
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Leptoclinus maculatus (Fries, 1838)

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Leptoclinus maculatus
[Daubed shanny]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Lumpenella longirostris (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lumpenella longirostris
[Longsnout prickleback]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Circumpolar. Arctic, Nor
Max. Length 36.5 cm NG
Lumpenus fabricii Reinhardt, 1836

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Lumpenus fabricii
[Slender eelblenny]

Photo by Svensen, E.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Lumpenus lampretaeformis (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Lumpenus lampretaeformis
[Snakeblenny]

Photo by Nichols, J.

North Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Lumpenus sagitta Wilimovsky, 1956

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Lumpenus sagitta
[Snake prickleback]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Neolumpenus unocellatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Poroclinus rothrocki
[Whitebarred prickleback]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Xenolumpenus longipterus
[]
11 Species of Family Stichaeidae
(Pricklebacks)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Acantholumpenus mackayi Pighead prickleback North Pacific 70 SL
1952 Anisarchus macrops Northwest Pacific 17 TL
1837 Anisarchus medius Stout eelblenny North Pacific 30 TL
1838 Leptoclinus maculatus Daubed shanny Circumglobal 20 TL
1907 Lumpenella longirostris Longsnout prickleback North Pacific 42 TL
1836 Lumpenus fabricii Slender eelblenny Circumpolar. Arctic, Nor 36.5 NG
1792 Lumpenus lampretaeformis Snakeblenny North Atlantic 50 TL
1956 Lumpenus sagitta Snake prickleback North Pacific 51 TL
1987 Neolumpenus unocellatus Northwest Pacific 13.1 SL
1890 Poroclinus rothrocki Whitebarred prickleback Eastern Pacific 25 TL
2009 Xenolumpenus longipterus Northwest Pacific 11.5 SL



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