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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Hypsoblennius

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis
[Barnaclebill blenny]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Hypsoblennius caulopus (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius caulopus
[Tidepool blenny]
No picture found


 
Hypsoblennius digueti
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Hypsoblennius exstochilus Böhlke, 1959

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Hypsoblennius exstochilus
[Longhorn blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Hypsoblennius gentilis (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius gentilis
[Bay blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Hypsoblennius gilberti
[Rockpool blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypsoblennius hentz (Lesueur, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Hypsoblennius hentz
[Feather blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Hypsoblennius invemar Smith-Vaniz & Acero P., 1980

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Hypsoblennius invemar
[Tessellated blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hypsoblennius ionthas
[Freckled blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Hypsoblennius jenkinsi
[Mussel blenny]
No picture found


 
Hypsoblennius maculipinna
[]
No picture found


 
Hypsoblennius paytensis
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Hypsoblennius proteus (Krejsa, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hypsoblennius proteus
[Socorro blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Hypsoblennius robustus
[]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Hypsoblennius sordidus (Bennett, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Hypsoblennius sordidus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Hypsoblennius striatus (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hypsoblennius striatus
[Striated blenny]



16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypsoblennius brevipinnis Barnaclebill blenny Eastern Pacific 12 TL 1861
Hypsoblennius caulopus Tidepool blenny Eastern Pacific 9 TL 1898
Hypsoblennius digueti Eastern Central Pacific 1943
Hypsoblennius exstochilus Longhorn blenny Western Central Atlantic 5 TL 1959
Hypsoblennius gentilis Bay blenny Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL 1854
Hypsoblennius gilberti Rockpool blenny Eastern Pacific 17 TL 1882
Hypsoblennius hentz Feather blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1825
Hypsoblennius invemar Tessellated blenny Western Atlantic 5.8 TL 1980
Hypsoblennius ionthas Freckled blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1882
Hypsoblennius jenkinsi Mussel blenny Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL 1896
Hypsoblennius maculipinna South America 1903
Hypsoblennius paytensis Eastern Pacific 1876
Hypsoblennius proteus Socorro blenny Eastern Central Pacific 2.6 SL 1960
Hypsoblennius robustus Southeast Pacific 3.9 SL 1946
Hypsoblennius sordidus Southeast Pacific 19 TL 1828
Hypsoblennius striatus Striated blenny Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1876



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