The families Muraenidae, Blenniidae
, Gobiidae, and Labridae had two species each, and the families Synodontidae, Holocentridae, Cirrhitidae, Sciaenidae, Serranidae, Tripterygiidae, Tetraodontidae, and Diodontidae had one species each.
steindachneri bring to five [with the earlier addition of Plagiotremus azaleus (Pondella and Craig 2001)] the number of species of Blenniidae
known to occur here (Table 1).
Atlantic mackerel Gobiidae goby Blenniidae
blenny Tripterygion delaisi black-faced blenny Mugilidae mullet Pleuronectiforme flatfish Pleuronectidae sole Solea sp.
folletti, which belong to the Gobiidae, Blenniidae
and Syngnathidae families respectively.
Ontogeny and intervals of development in five reef-associated species of blenny from the northern Gulf of Mexico (Teleostei: Blenniidae
Gobiesocidae, Saccopha ryngiformes, Aulopiformes, Synbranchidae, and Blenniidae
, among others) that have also lost the swim bladder but are symmetrical.
Oyster shell size and the selection of spawning sites by Chasmodes bosquianus, Hypleurochilus geminatus, Hypsoblennius ionthas (Pisces, Blenniidae
) and Gobiosoma hose (Pisces, Gobiidae) in two South Carolina estuaries.
The family Cryptacanthodidae has not always been recognized as a distinct family and has at times been placed within the families Stichaeidae, Triglidae, and Blenniidae
Male sexual polymorphism, alternative reproductive tactics, and androgens in combtooth blennies (Pisces: Blenniidae
All blennioids in the guild, with the exception of the true blenny, Parablennius laticlavius (family Blenniidae
), are in the family Tripterygiidae.
and Carangidae families had six species each, followed by Epinephelidae, Haemulidae, Pomacentridae, and Scaridae, with five species in each family.