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

(See list of species below)



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26 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by SFSA
 
Parablennius cornutus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Parablennius cyclops
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Parablennius dialloi
[]

Photo by Pilling, I.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Pilling, I.
 
Parablennius gattorugine
[Tompot blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic.
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Parablennius goreensis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parablennius goreensis
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Parablennius incognitus (Bath, 1968)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Parablennius incognitus
[]

Photo by Voorwinde, S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby, 1915)

Photo by Voorwinde, S.
 
Parablennius intermedius
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Parablennius laticlavius (Griffin, 1926)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parablennius laticlavius
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Parablennius lodosus (Smith, 1959)

Photo by SFSA
 
Parablennius lodosus
[Mud blenny]

Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Parablennius marmoreus (Poey, 1876)

Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Parablennius marmoreus
[Seaweed blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Parablennius opercularis (Murray, 1887)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parablennius opercularis
[Cheekspot blenny]

Photo by Pais, M.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Pais, M.
 
Parablennius parvicornis
[Rock-pool blenny]

Photo by Avaro, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Avaro, T.
 
Parablennius pilicornis
[Ringneck blenny]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean

Parablennius postoculomaculatus Bath & Hutchins, 1986

Photo by Good, P.
 
Parablennius postoculomaculatus
[False Tasmanian blenny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Parablennius rouxi (Cocco, 1833)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Parablennius rouxi
[]

Photo by Villegas Ríos, D.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL
Parablennius ruber (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Villegas Ríos, D.
 
Parablennius ruber
[Portuguese blenny]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Parablennius salensis Bath, 1990

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parablennius salensis
[]

Photo by Iliopoulos, A.I.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Iliopoulos, A.I.
 
Parablennius sanguinolentus
[Rusty blenny]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Parablennius serratolineatus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic

Parablennius sierraensis Bath, 1990

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Parablennius sierraensis
[]

Photo by Humphreys, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean (Aus
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson, 1842)

Photo by Humphreys, C.
 
Parablennius tasmanianus
[Tasmanian blenny]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich, 1768)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Parablennius tentacularis
[Tentacled blenny]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Parablennius thysanius (Jordan & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parablennius thysanius
[Tasseled blenny]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 4.9 cm TL

 
Parablennius verryckeni
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Parablennius yatabei (Jordan & Snyder, 1900)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Parablennius yatabei
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Mediterranean Sea and Bla
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Parablennius zvonimiri (Kolombatovic, 1892)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Parablennius zvonimiri
[]
26 Species of Family Blenniidae with Genus Parablennius
(Combtooth blennies)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Parablennius cornutus Southeast Atlantic 15 SL
1830 Parablennius cyclops Western Indian Ocean
1990 Parablennius dialloi Eastern Central Atlantic
1758 Parablennius gattorugine Tompot blenny Northeast Atlantic 30 TL
1836 Parablennius goreensis Eastern Atlantic. 7 SL
1968 Parablennius incognitus Eastern Atlantic and Medi 5.8 SL
1915 Parablennius intermedius Western Pacific 12 TL
1926 Parablennius laticlavius Southwest Pacific 8 TL
1959 Parablennius lodosus Mud blenny Western Indian Ocean 4 SL
1876 Parablennius marmoreus Seaweed blenny Western Atlantic 8.5 TL
1887 Parablennius opercularis Cheekspot blenny Western Indian Ocean 6 TL
1836 Parablennius parvicornis Rock-pool blenny Atlantic Ocean 12 SL
1829 Parablennius pilicornis Ringneck blenny Eastern Atlantic 12.7 SL
1986 Parablennius postoculomaculatus False Tasmanian blenny Eastern Indian Ocean
1833 Parablennius rouxi Northeast Atlantic 8 TL
1836 Parablennius ruber Portuguese blenny Eastern Atlantic 14.1 TL
1990 Parablennius salensis Eastern Central Atlantic 6 TL
1814 Parablennius sanguinolentus Rusty blenny Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1986 Parablennius serratolineatus Southwest Pacific
1990 Parablennius sierraensis Eastern Central Atlantic
1842 Parablennius tasmanianus Tasmanian blenny Eastern Indian Ocean (Aus 13 TL
1768 Parablennius tentacularis Tentacled blenny Eastern Atlantic 15 TL
1907 Parablennius thysanius Tasseled blenny Indo-West Pacific 6.2 TL
1959 Parablennius verryckeni Eastern Atlantic 4.9 TL
1900 Parablennius yatabei Northwest Pacific 9 TL
1892 Parablennius zvonimiri Mediterranean Sea and Bla 7 TL



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013