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Family: Stichaeidae Pricklebacks
Subfamily: Opisthocentrinae


(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Askoldia variegata
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Kasatkia memorabilis
[]

Photo by Bauder, C.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Kasatkia seigeli Posner & Lavenberg, 1999

Photo by Bauder, C.
 
Kasatkia seigeli
[Six-spot prickleback]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Lumpenopsis clitella
[Saddled prickleback]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Lumpenopsis hypochroma
[Y-prickleback]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Lumpenopsis pavlenkoi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Lumpenopsis triocellata
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Opisthocentrus ocellatus
[Ocellated blenny]

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Opisthocentrus tenuis Bean & Bean, 1897

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V.
 
Opisthocentrus tenuis
[]

Photo by Markevich, A.I.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Opisthocentrus zonope Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Opisthocentrus zonope
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL

 
Pholidapus dybowskii
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Plectobranchus evides
[Bluebarred prickleback]
12 Species of Family Stichaeidae
(Pricklebacks)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1910 Askoldia variegata Northwest Pacific 45 SL
1916 Kasatkia memorabilis Northwest Pacific 10 TL
1999 Kasatkia seigeli Six-spot prickleback Eastern Central Pacific 8.2 SL
2003 Lumpenopsis clitella Saddled prickleback Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL
1932 Lumpenopsis hypochroma Y-prickleback Eastern Pacific 7.6 TL
1916 Lumpenopsis pavlenkoi Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1943 Lumpenopsis triocellata Northwest Pacific 11 SL
1811 Opisthocentrus ocellatus Ocellated blenny Northwest Pacific 20 SL
1897 Opisthocentrus tenuis Northwest Pacific 15 SL
1902 Opisthocentrus zonope Northwest Pacific 12 TL
1880 Pholidapus dybowskii Northwest Pacific 46 TL
1890 Plectobranchus evides Bluebarred prickleback Eastern Pacific 13 TL



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