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Taxonomic Serial No.: 171124

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            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  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: blennidés[French], blennies [French], gonelles [French], papillons de mer [French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Blenniidae   
  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   
  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   
  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   
  Reference for: combtooth blennies[English]   

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