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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae Clingfishes and singleslits
Subfamily: Gobiesocinae
Genus: Acyrtus

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4 species
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Acyrtus artius Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Acyrtus artius
[Papillate clingfish]



Westren Atlantic
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Acyrtus lanthanum Conway, Baldwin & White, 2014

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Acyrtus lanthanum
[Orange-spotted clingfish]



Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Acyrtus pauciradiatus Sampaio, de Anchieta, Nunes & Mendes, 2004

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Acyrtus pauciradiatus
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Acyrtus rubiginosus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Acyrtus rubiginosus
[Red clingfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acyrtus artius Papillate clingfish Western Atlantic 3 SL 1955
Acyrtus lanthanum Orange-spotted clingfish Westren Atlantic 2.4 SL 2014
Acyrtus pauciradiatus Southwestern Atlantic 1.6 SL 2004
Acyrtus rubiginosus Red clingfish Western Atlantic 3.5 TL 1868



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