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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Labrisomidae Labrisomids

Genus: Starksia

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Starksia atlantica Longley, 1934

Photo by Photo by C.C. Baldwin et al.
 
Starksia atlantica
[Smooth-eye blenny]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Starksia brasiliensis (Gilbert, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Starksia brasiliensis
[]
No picture found


 
Starksia cremnobates
[Fugitive blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Starksia culebrae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Starksia elongata
[Elongate blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Starksia fasciata
[Blackbar blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Starksia fulva Rosenblatt & Taylor, 1971

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Starksia fulva
[Yellow blenny]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Starksia galapagensis Rosenblatt & Taylor, 1971

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Starksia galapagensis
[Galapagos blenny]
No picture found


 
Starksia grammilaga
[Pinstriped blenny]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Starksia greenfieldi Baldwin & Castillo, 2011

Photo by Photo by C.C. Baldwin et al.
 
Starksia greenfieldi
[]
No picture found


 
Starksia guadalupae
[Guadalupe blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Starksia guttata
[Spotted blenny]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Starksia hassi Klausewitz, 1958

Photo by Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Starksia hassi
[Ringed blenny]
No picture found


 
Starksia hoesei
[Hose blenny]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Starksia langi Baldwin & Castillo, 2011

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Starksia langi
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Starksia lepicoelia Böhlke & Springer, 1961

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Starksia lepicoelia
[Blackcheek blenny]
No picture found


 
Starksia lepidogaster
[Scalybelly blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Starksia leucovitta
[Whitesaddle blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Starksia melasma
[Black spot blenny]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Starksia multilepis Williams & Mounts, 2003

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Starksia multilepis
[Manyscaled blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Starksia nanodes
[]
No picture found


 
Starksia occidentalis
[Occidental blenny]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Starksia ocellata (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Starksia ocellata
[Checkered blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Starksia posthon Rosenblatt & Taylor, 1971

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Starksia posthon
[Brown-spotted blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Starksia rava
[Tawny blenny]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Starksia robertsoni Baldwin, Victor & Castillo, 2011

Photo by Photo by C.C. Baldwin et al.
 
Starksia robertsoni
[Panama blackcheek shy blenny]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Starksia sangreyae Castillo & Baldwin, 2011

Photo by Photo by C.C. Baldwin et al.
 
Starksia sangreyae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Starksia sella
[Darksaddle blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Starksia sluiteri
[Chessboard blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Starksia smithvanizi
[Brokenbar blenny]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Starksia spinipenis (Al-Uthman, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Starksia spinipenis
[Phallic blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm

 
Starksia splendens
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Starksia springeri Castillo & Baldwin, 2011

Photo by Photo by C.C. Baldwin et al.
 
Starksia springeri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Starksia starcki
[Key blenny]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Starksia variabilis
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Starksia weigti Baldwin & Castillo, 2011

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Starksia weigti
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Starksia williamsi Baldwin & Castillo, 2011

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Starksia williamsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Starksia y-lineata
[Forked bar blenny]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Starksia atlantica Smooth-eye blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.5 TL 1934
Starksia brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic 3.5 TL 1900
Starksia cremnobates Fugitive blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1890
Starksia culebrae Western Central Atlantic 2.7 SL 1899
Starksia elongata Elongate blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.7 SL 1971
Starksia fasciata Blackbar blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.7 SL 1934
Starksia fulva Yellow blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1971
Starksia galapagensis Galapagos blenny Southeast Pacific 4.5 TL 1971
Starksia grammilaga Pinstriped blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1971
Starksia greenfieldi Atlantic Ocean 1.9 SL 2011
Starksia guadalupae Guadalupe blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1971
Starksia guttata Spotted blenny Western Central Atlantic 4.6 SL 1931
Starksia hassi Ringed blenny Western Central Atlantic 4 TL 1958
Starksia hoesei Hose blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1971
Starksia langi Atlantic Ocean 1.7 SL 2011
Starksia lepicoelia Blackcheek blenny Western Atlantic 3.4 TL 1961
Starksia lepidogaster Scalybelly blenny Eastern Central Pacific 1971
Starksia leucovitta Whitesaddle blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.5 SL 2003
Starksia melasma Black spot blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.1 SL 2003
Starksia multilepis Manyscaled blenny Southwest Atlantic 2.2 SL 2003
Starksia nanodes Western Central Atlantic 2.2 SL 1961
Starksia occidentalis Occidental blenny Western Central Atlantic 1979
Starksia ocellata Checkered blenny Western Atlantic 6 TL 1876
Starksia posthon Brown-spotted blenny Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL 1971
Starksia rava Tawny blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.5 SL 2003
Starksia robertsoni Panama blackcheek shy blenny Atlantic Ocean 2.2 SL 2011
Starksia sangreyae Atlantic Ocean 1.6 SL 2011
Starksia sella Darksaddle blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.8 SL 2003
Starksia sluiteri Chessboard blenny Western Atlantic 2.8 SL 1919
Starksia smithvanizi Brokenbar blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.0 SL 2003
Starksia spinipenis Phallic blenny Eastern Central Pacific 5 TL 1960
Starksia splendens Western Central Atlantic 1.9 2018
Starksia springeri Atlantic Ocean 1.9 SL 2011
Starksia starcki Key blenny Western Central Atlantic 4 TL 1971
Starksia variabilis Western Central Atlantic 3.3 SL 1979
Starksia weigti Atlantic Ocean 2.4 SL 2011
Starksia williamsi Atlantic Ocean 2.1 SL 2011
Starksia y-lineata Forked bar blenny Western Central Atlantic 2.1 SL 1965



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