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

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Scartella caboverdiana Bath, 1990

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Scartella caboverdiana
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Scartella cristata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Scartella cristata
[Molly miller]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Scartella emarginata (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scartella emarginata
[Maned blenny]

Photo by Bertran Feitoza

Atlantic Ocean, Western S
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Scartella itajobi Rangel & Mendes, 2009

Photo by Bertran Feitoza
 
Scartella itajobi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Scartella nuchifilis
[]

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Scartella poiti Rangel, Gasparini & Guimarães, 2004

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
 
Scartella poiti
[]

Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Scartella springeri (Bauchot, 1967)

Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government
 
Scartella springeri
[]
7 Species of Family Blenniidae with Genus Scartella
(Combtooth blennies)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1990 Scartella caboverdiana Eastern Central Atlantic 6 TL
1758 Scartella cristata Molly miller Western Atlantic 12 TL
1861 Scartella emarginata Maned blenny Indian Ocean 10 SL
2009 Scartella itajobi Atlantic Ocean, Western S 4.7 SL
1836 Scartella nuchifilis Eastern Atlantic 6.6 SL
2004 Scartella poiti Southwest Atlantic 8.5 SL
1967 Scartella springeri Eastern Atlantic 8.2 SL



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