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Family: Opisthocentridae



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Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Askoldia variegata
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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Kasatkia memorabilis
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Kasatkia seigeli Posner & Lavenberg, 1999

Photo by Photo by Bauder, C.
 
Kasatkia seigeli
[Six-spot prickleback]
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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Lumpenopsis clitella
[Saddled prickleback]
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Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Lumpenopsis hypochroma
[Y-prickleback]
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Lumpenopsis pavlenkoi
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Lumpenopsis triocellata
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Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Opisthocentrus ocellatus
[Ocellated blenny]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Opisthocentrus tenuis Bean & Bean, 1897

Photo by Photo by Nazarkin, M.V.
 
Opisthocentrus tenuis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Opisthocentrus zonope Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Photo by Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Opisthocentrus zonope
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Max. Length 46 cm TL

 
Pholidapus dybowskii
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Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Plectobranchus evides
[Bluebarred prickleback]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Askoldia variegata Northwest Pacific 45 SL 1910
Kasatkia memorabilis Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1916
Kasatkia seigeli Six-spot prickleback Eastern Central Pacific 8.2 SL 1999
Lumpenopsis clitella Saddled prickleback Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL 2003
Lumpenopsis hypochroma Y-prickleback Eastern Pacific 7.6 TL 1932
Lumpenopsis pavlenkoi Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1916
Lumpenopsis triocellata Northwest Pacific 11 SL 1943
Opisthocentrus ocellatus Ocellated blenny Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1811
Opisthocentrus tenuis Northwest Pacific 15 SL 1897
Opisthocentrus zonope Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1902
Pholidapus dybowskii Northwest Pacific 46 TL 1880
Plectobranchus evides Bluebarred prickleback Eastern Pacific 13 TL 1890



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