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Blenniidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171124

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): blennies [English]
 
    combtooth blennies [English]
 
    scaleless blennies [English]
 
    blennidés [French]
 
    blennies [French]
 
    gonelles [French]
 
    papillons de mer [French]
 
    blennies à dents de peigne [French]
 
    borrachos [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                            InfraclassTeleostei   
                               SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderBlennioidei  – blennies, blennidés  
                                        FamilyBlenniidae  – blennies, combtooth blennies, scaleless blennies, blennidés, blennies, gonelles, papillons de mer, blennies à dents de peigne, borrachos  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Aidablennius Whitley, 1947  
                                           Genus Alloblennius Smith-Vaniz and Springer, 1971  
                                           Genus Alticus Lacepède, 1800  
                                           Genus Andamia Blyth, 1858  
                                           Genus Antennablennius Fowler, 1931  
                                           Genus Aspidontus Cuvier in Quoy and Gaimard, 1834  
                                           Genus Atrosalarias Whitley, 1933  
                                           Genus Bathyblennius Bath, 1977  
                                           Genus Blenniella Reid, 1943  
                                           Genus Blennius Linnaeus, 1758 – blennies, blennies 
                                           Genus Chalaroderma Norman, 1943  
                                           Genus Chasmodes Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836  
                                           Genus Cirripectes Swainson, 1839  
                                           Genus Cirrisalarias Springer, 1976  
                                           Genus Coryphoblennius Norman, 1943  
                                           Genus Crossosalarias Smith-Vaniz and Springer, 1971  
                                           Genus Dodekablennos Springer and Spreitzer, 1978  
                                           Genus Ecsenius McCulloch, 1923  
                                           Genus Enchelyurus Peters, 1868  
                                           Genus Entomacrodus Gill, 1859  
                                           Genus Exallias Jordan and Evermann, 1905  
                                           Genus Glyptoparus Smith, 1959  
                                           Genus Haptogenys Springer, 1972  
                                           Genus Hirculops Smith, 1959  
                                           Genus Hypleurochilus Gill, 1861  
                                           Genus Hypsoblennius Gill, 1861  
                                           Genus Istiblennius Whitley, 1943  
                                           Genus Laiphognathus Smith, 1955  
                                           Genus Lipophrys Gill, 1896  
                                           Genus Litobranchus Smith-Vaniz and Springer, 1971  
                                           Genus Lupinoblennius Herre, 1942  
                                           Genus Medusablennius Springer, 1966  
                                           Genus Meiacanthus Norman, 1943  
                                           Genus Mimoblennius Smith-Vaniz and Springer, 1971  
                                           Genus Nannosalarias Smith-Vaniz and Springer, 1971  
                                           Genus Oman Springer, 1985  
                                           Genus Omobranchus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836  
                                           Genus Omox Springer, 1972  
                                           Genus Ophioblennius Gill, 1860  
                                           Genus Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro, 1915  
                                           Genus Parahypsos Bath, 1982  
                                           Genus Paralipophrys Bath, 1977  
                                           Genus Paralticus Springer and Williams, 1994  
                                           Genus Parenchelyurus Springer, 1972  
                                           Genus Pereulixia Smith, 1959  
                                           Genus Petroscirtes Rüppell, 1830  
                                           Genus Phenablennius Springer and Smith-Vaniz, 1972  
                                           Genus Plagiotremus Gill, 1865  
                                           Genus Praealticus Schultz and Chapman in Schultz et al., 1960  
                                           Genus Rhabdoblennius Whitley, 1930  
                                           Genus Salaria Forsskål, 1775  
                                           Genus Salarias Cuvier, 1816  
                                           Genus Scartella Jordan, 1886  
                                           Genus Scartichthys Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                           Genus Spaniblennius Bath and Wirtz, 1989  
                                           Genus Stanulus Smith, 1959  
                                           Genus Xiphasia Swainson, 1839  
       

 References
       
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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: blennidés[French], blennies [French], gonelles [French], papillons de mer [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Blenniidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Blenniidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: blennies à dents de peigne[French], borrachos [Spanish], combtooth blennies [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: blennies[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: combtooth blennies[English]   
       

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