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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Hypleurochilus

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis
[Oyster blenny]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hypleurochilus bananensis (Poll, 1959)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus bananensis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypleurochilus bermudensis Beebe & Tee-Van, 1933

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Hypleurochilus bermudensis
[Barred blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Hypleurochilus brasil Pinheiro, Gasparini & Rangel, 2013

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Hypleurochilus brasil
[Brazil blenny]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Hypleurochilus caudovittatus Bath, 1994

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Hypleurochilus caudovittatus
[Zebratail blenny]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Hypleurochilus fissicornis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Gerhardinger, L.C.
 
Hypleurochilus fissicornis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hypleurochilus geminatus (Wood, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Hypleurochilus geminatus
[Crested blenny]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Hypleurochilus langi (Fowler, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus langi
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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Hypleurochilus multifilis (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Hypleurochilus multifilis
[Featherduster blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis Bath, 1994

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Hypleurochilus springeri Randall, 1966

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Hypleurochilus springeri
[Orangespotted blenny]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypleurochilus aequipinnis Oyster blenny Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1861
Hypleurochilus bananensis Eastern Central Atlantic 12 TL 1959
Hypleurochilus bermudensis Barred blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1933
Hypleurochilus brasil Brazil blenny Western Atlantic 3.1 SL 2013
Hypleurochilus caudovittatus Zebratail blenny Western Central Atlantic 5.9 SL 1994
Hypleurochilus fissicornis Southwest Atlantic 8.9 TL 1824
Hypleurochilus geminatus Crested blenny Western Atlantic 10 TL 1825
Hypleurochilus langi Eastern Atlantic 8.3 TL 1923
Hypleurochilus multifilis Featherduster blenny Western Central Atlantic 10.2 SL 1858
Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis Western Atlantic 6.8 SL 1994
Hypleurochilus springeri Orangespotted blenny Western Atlantic 5 TL 1966



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