SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=392) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Scartella') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Salariinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Blenniidae Combtooth blennies
Subfamily: Salariinae
Genus: Scartella

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Scartella caboverdiana Bath, 1990

Photo by Wirtz, P.
Scartella caboverdiana

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Scartella cristata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
Scartella cristata
[Molly miller]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Scartella emarginata (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
Scartella emarginata
[Maned blenny]

Photo by Bertran Feitoza

Atlantic Ocean, Western S
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Scartella itajobi Rangel & Mendes, 2009

Photo by Bertran Feitoza
Scartella itajobi
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

Scartella nuchifilis
[Mottled blenny]

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Scartella poiti Rangel, Gasparini & Guimarães, 2004

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
Scartella poiti

Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Scartella springeri (Bauchot, 1967)

Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government
Scartella springeri

7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scartella caboverdiana Eastern Central Atlantic 6 TL 1990
Scartella cristata Molly miller Western Atlantic 12 TL 1758
Scartella emarginata Maned blenny Indian Ocean 10 SL 1861
Scartella itajobi Atlantic Ocean, Western S 4.7 SL 2009
Scartella nuchifilis Mottled blenny Eastern Atlantic 6.7 SL 1836
Scartella poiti Southwest Atlantic 8.5 SL 2004
Scartella springeri Eastern Atlantic 8.2 SL 1967

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