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Species in the genus Parablennius: [ 67 ] records


ater, Blennius Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882:172 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 6; ref. 3894] Patagonia. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4268. Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:9 [ref. 20734]. •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

auritus, Blennius Pallas [P. S.] 1814:172 [Zoographia Rosso-Asiatica v. 3; ref. 3351] Black Sea. •Synonym of Blennius tentacularis Brünnich 1768 -- (Bath 1973:525 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768) -- (Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

bitentacularis, Blennius gattorugine De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835 [Congrès Scientifique de France v. 2 (Sept. 1834) (art. 5); ref. 1086] From France. Minimum distinguishing features. Genus misspelled Blennins. •Synonym of Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus 1758). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

bouvieri, Blennius Rochebrune [A. T. de] 1880:164 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 4; ref. 3790] Casamence River, Senegal. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:15 [ref. 20734]. Chech gewus. •Synonym of Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Bath 1990:910 [ref. 19373], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes 1836). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

brea, Blennius Risso [A.] 1810:129 [Ichthyologie de Nice; ref. 3755] Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:15 [ref. 20734]. •Synonym of Blennius tentacularis Brünnich 1768 -- (Bath 1973:525 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768) -- (Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

caledoniensis, Parablennius tasmanianus Bath [H.] 1989:293, Figs. 1-4, 5a-e, 6a-b, 9 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 69 (nos 4/6); ref. 13310] Ducos Peninsula, Nouméa, New Caledonia. Holotype: USNM 195795. Paratypes: SMF 18007 (1); USNM 195794 (1), 195796 (1), 280244 (1). Type catalog: Springer et al. 1991:5 [ref. 18888]. •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842), but a valid subspecies as described -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Springer 2001:3545 [ref. 26290], Bath 2008:83 [ref. 29600]). •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842) -- (Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:347 [ref. 28867] dated Richardson 1849). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: New Caledonia (subspecies). Habitat: marine.

canariensis, Blennius Jordan [D. S.] & Gunn [J. A., Jr.] 1898:346 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 50; ref. 10630] Canary Islands. Syntypes: CAS-SU 4285 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:92 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Blennius parvicornis Valenciennes 1836 -- (Bath 1973:522 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Bath 1990:910 [ref. 19373], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes 1836). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

canestrinii, Blennius Facciolà [L.] 1881:212, Fig. 2 [Annuario della Società dei naturalisti in Modena v. 14 (ser. 2) (for 1880); ref. 17480] Sea of Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Possible synonym of Parablennius incognitus (Bath 1968) -- (Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687] as canestrini). Current status: Uncertain as Parablennius incognitus (Bath 1968). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

castaneus, Blennius Macleay [W.] 1881:5 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 6 (pt 1); ref. 4931] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.16407-001 [ex MAMU F1034]. Type catalog: Stanbury 1969:209 [ref. 19518]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Blennius castaneus Castelnau 1861, replaced by Pictiblennius iredalei Whitley 1931. •Wrongly treated as valid as Cirripectes castaneus (Macleay 1881) -- (Allen 1997:208 [ref. 23977]). •Synonym of Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby 1815) -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1559 [ref. 29000], Bath 2008:79 [ref. 29600]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius. Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

cornutus, Blennius Linnaeus [C.] 1758:256 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] India. Syntypes: NRM 4711 (1). •Valid as Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:202 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus 1758). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic and western Indian Ocean: South Africa, Iran. Habitat: marine.

curtus, Salarias Boulenger [G. A.] 1897:422 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 20 (no. 119) (art. 49); ref. 14628] Mekran coast, Iran. Syntypes: BMNH 1897.9.22.10-19 (20). •Synonym of Parablennius opercularis (Murray 1887) -- (Bath 1989:312 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius opercularis (Murray 1887). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

cyclops, Salarias Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:113, Pl. 28 (fig. 3) [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3843] El -Tor, Sinai coast, Egypt, Gulf of Suez, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): SMF 1845. Genus misspelled Salaris. •Valid as Pictiblennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) -- (Dor 1984:222 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) -- (Bath 1989:305 [ref. 13309], Goren & Dor 1994:60 [ref. 25356], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[6] 244 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden. Habitat: marine.

dialloi, Parablennius Bath [H.] 1990:42, Figs. 37-42, 16d [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 70 (nos 1/3) [1989]; ref. 14132] Ponte Senti, Joal, Senegal. Holotype: MNHN 1987-2109. Paratypes: Bath coll. (1), IFAN 55-2904 (13), MNHN 1987-2110 (1), SMF 18009 (2), SMNS 13116-18 (2, 1, 1), 13120-21 (1, 1); USNM 291683 (1). Type catalog: Fricke 1995:5 [ref. 28100], Fricke 2005:17 [ref. 29864] •Valid as Parablennius dialloi Bath 1990 -- (Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius dialloi Bath 1990. Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

euskalherriensis, Blennius pilicornis Motos [L.] & Ibañez [M.] 1977:231, Pl. 1 [Munibe v. 29 (no. 3-4); ref. 7269] Aiztxuri, Zumaya, Bay of Biscay. Syntypes: (5). •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Bath 1990:910 [ref. 19373]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

fascigula, Blennius Barnard [K. H.] 1927:73 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 20 (no. 115) (art. 8); ref. 193] Coast of South Africa, no precise locality. Holotype (unique): SAM 17173. Also appeared as new in Barnard 1927:834 [ref. 194]. •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1108 [ref. 13677], Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:204 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

favosus, Blennius Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1882:416 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 297); ref. 1840] Garden Key, Dry Tortugas, Florida, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 2629. Paralectotypes: USNM 2629 (1 of 2). Type catalog: Springer et al. 1991:9 [ref. 18888] as syntypes. Lectotype established (as figured specimen) in caption to Pl. 338, p. 3302 in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446] if figured specimen is identifiable. •Synonym of Parablennius marmoreus (Poey 1876) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius marmoreus (Poey 1876). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

filicornis, Blennius Günther [A.] 1861:216 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 3; ref. 1964] Incorrect subsequent spelling of Blennius pilicornis Cuvier 1829. •In the synonymy of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae.

gattorugine, Blennius Linnaeus [C.] 1758:256 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Europe. Syntypes: NRM 4601 (1). Misspelled gattorugina by Sonnini 1803:82, 98 (vol. 7) [ref. 30473]. •Valid as Blennius gattorugine Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:521 [ref. 7212] with wrong author). •Questionably the same as Parablennius gattorugine (of Brünnich 1768) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). •Valid as Parablennius gattorugine with author Brünnich 1768 -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1106 [ref. 13677]). •Valid as Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Arruda 1997:107 [ref. 24952], Bath & Miroz 1997:3 [ref. 23456], Gharred et al. 1998:103 [ref. 23486], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:123 [ref. 26753], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Almada et al. 2005:520 [ref. 28599], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:98 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:130 [ref. 30517], Almada et al. 2007:248 [ref. 30524], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:59 [ref. 36649], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618], Carneiro et al. 2019:209 [ref. 37250], Bariche & Fricke 2020:55 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus 1758). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: North Sea; Mediterranean Sea; Sea of Marmara; Black Sea; eastern North Atlantic: English Channel south to Morocco. Habitat: marine.

goreensis, Blennius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:255 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 11; ref. 1005] Gorée, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-6226. Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:11 [ref. 20734]. •Valid as Parablennius goreensis (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:272 [ref. 19831], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius goreensis (Valenciennes 1836). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal. Habitat: marine.

grandicornis, Blennius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:258 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 11; ref. 1005] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Syntypes: MNHN A-1844 (2), A-1845 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:11 [ref. 20734]. •Synonym of Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:202 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus 1758). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

guttatus, Blennius cyclops var. Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877:402 [Verhandlungen des Naturhistorisch-Medizinischen Vereins zu Heidelberg. v. 1; ref. 18432] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Syntypes: (7) NMW 78558 (1). Also in Kossmann & Räuber 1877:21 [ref. 14246]. •Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) -- (Bath 1989:305 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

incognitus, Blennius Bath [H.] 1968:376, Fig. 10 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 49 (no. 5); ref. 7864] Gulf of Castellamare, off Sicily, Mediterranean Sea. Holotype: SMF 9295. Paratypes: CNHM 945 (1), 2210 (1), 2214 (1); SMF ?9296 (1), ?9297-301 (5), 9302-05 (1, 2, 2, 2); USNM 283760 (1); uncat. (1), uncat. (5); plus non-type material. Type catalog: Springer et al. 1991:11 [ref. 18888]. •Valid as Blennius incognitus Bath 1968 -- (Bath 1973:522 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Parablennius incognitus (Bath 1968) -- (Bath 1981:343 [ref. 22163], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1107 [ref. 13677], Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Santos et al. 1997:100 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:107 [ref. 24952], Gharred et al. 1998:103 [ref. 23486], Al-Hassan 1999:195 [ref. 25945], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:123 [ref. 26753], Parin 2003:S22 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Almada et al. 2005:520 [ref. 28599], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112], Bogorodsky 2006:23 [19] [ref. 35540], Fricke et al. 2007:98 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:130 [ref. 30517], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:59 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618], Artüz & Fricke 2019:559 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:209 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:99 [ref. 36864], Bariche & Fricke 2020:55 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius incognitus (Bath 1968). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; Sea of Marmara; Black Sea; eastern Atlantic: Portugal south to Morocco, including Azores, Madeira and Canary Islands. Habitat: marine.

intermedius, Blennius Ogilby [J. D.] 1915:127 [Memoirs of the Queensland Museum v. 3; ref. 3293] Erub [= Darnley] Island, Queensland, Australia. Holotype: QM I.1450. Paratypes: QM I.1451 (1). •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842), but a valid subspecies -- (Bath 1989:298 [ref. 13310], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Johnson 1999:746 [ref. 25471], Springer 2001:3545 [ref. 26290]). •Valid as Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby 1915) -- (Kuiter 1993:336 [ref. 23929], Kuiter 1997:326 [ref. 25488], Hoese & Bray 2006:1559 [ref. 29000], Bath 2008:79 [ref. 29600], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Larson et al. 2013:181 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby 1915). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern and northern Australia and New Caledonia; possibly the Solomon Islands. Habitat: brackish, marine.

iredalei, Pictiblennius Whitley [G. P.] 1931:323 [Australian Zoologist v. 6 (pt 4); ref. 4672] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.16407-001 [ex MAMU F1034]. Replacement name for Blennius castaneus Macleay 1881, preoccupied by Blennius castaneus Castelnau 1861; regarded as a replacement name and specimens from Clark I. mentioned on p. 324 are not regarded as types. •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). •Synonym of Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby 1815) -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1559 [ref. 29000], Bath 2008:80 [ref. 29600]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius intermedius (Ogilby 1915). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

julioides, Blennius Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:28 [Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia; ref. 3594] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. Also appeared in Rafinesque 1810:11 [ref. 3595]. Nomen oblitum according to Parenti 2019:105 [ref. 37117]. •In the synonymy of Parablennius rouxi (Cocco 1833) -- (Parenti 2019:105 [ref. 37117]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius rouxi (Cocco 1833). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

kossmanni, Blennius Whitley [G. P.] 1970:245 [Australian Zoologist v. 15 (pt 3); ref. 6601] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): apparently lost. Replacement name for Blennius cyclops var. punctatus Kossman & Rauber 1877, preoccupied by Blennius punctatus Quoy & Gaimard 1824. •Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) based on placement of punctatus -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

laticlavius, Blennius Griffin [L. T.] 1926:542, Pl. 96 (fig. 1) [Transactions of the New Zealand Institute v. 56; ref. 15589] Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Holotype: AIM MA 307. Paratypes: AIM (1). Trnski personal communication (12/1/2017) on type status. •Valid as Parablennius laticlavius (Griffin 1926) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:222 [ref. 24556], Paulin & Roberts 1992:36 [ref. 24625], Kuiter 1993:337 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:166 [ref. 25479], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Hoese & Bray 2006:1559 [ref. 29000], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:117 [ref. 36167], Stewart et al. 2015:1537 [ref. 34301]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius laticlavius (Griffin 1926). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: northern New Zealand, Kermadec Islands. Habitat: marine.

lodosus, Blennius Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:230, Fig. 1 [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 14; ref. 4123] Delagoa Bay, Mozambique, western Indian Ocean. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 238. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 775 (13), 903 (11), 74-78 (4, not found); SMF 17098 [ex RUSI 774] (1), 17099 [ex RUSI 775] (1). •Valid as Parablennius lodosus (Smith 1959) -- (Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1989:302 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius lodosus (Smith 1959). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

maoricus, Blennius Kner [R.] 1864:503 [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 51; ref. 4928] Auckland, New Zealand [in error]. Holotype (unique): NMW 78544. Apparently appeared first as above, then in Kner 1865:195, Pl. 8 (fig. 3) [ref. 18427]. See Bath 2008:79 [ref. 29600] for comments on status and locality. •Synonmy of Blennius tasmanianus Richardson 1842 -- (Bath 2008:78 [ref. 29600]). •Valid as Blennius maoricus Kner 1864 -- (Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396]). •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842), Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

marmoreus, Blennius Poey [F.] 1876:172 [130] [Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, Madrid v. 5 (for 5 Apr. 1876); ref. 3510] Cuba. No types known. On p. 130 of separate. •Valid as Parablennius marmoreus (Poey 1876) -- (Greenfield & Johnson 1981:72 [ref. 5580], Robins & Ray 1986:229 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:161 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1994:131 [ref. 24488], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:310 [ref. 25013], Schwartz 2000:16 [ref. 24409], Williams 2003:1772 [ref. 27109], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:96 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:57 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:167 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:639 [ref. 28815], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:168 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:72 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:147 [ref. 34961], Spier et al. 2018:15 [ref. 36103]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius marmoreus (Poey 1876). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

melanio, Blennius Kessler [K. F.] 1859:230 [Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou v. 32 (no. 3); ref. 18391] Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine. Syntypes: (2) not found at ZIN. Also appeared as new in Kessler 1860:168 [ref. 18393]. •Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536] with question, Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

minutus, Blennius Rathke [H.] 1836:40 [330, 444-445] [Mémoires présentés à l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg par divers savaus et lus dans ses assemblées. Mémoires des savaus étrangers v. 3; ref. 18611] Balaklawa, Black Sea. Syntypes: (3) [whereabouts unknown] •Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768) -- (Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

neilli, Salarias Day [F.] 1888:263 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1888 (pt 3) (art. 4) (for 1 May 1888); ref. 14480] Karachi, Pakistan. Syntypes: BMNH 1889.2.1.3572-3581 (11). Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:161 [ref. 23762]. •Synonym of Parablennius opercularis (Murray 1887) -- (Bath 1989:311 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:203 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius opercularis (Murray 1887). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

niger, Blennius Metzelaar [J.] 1919:290, Fig. 62 [Report on the fishes; ref. 2982] Rio de Oro, Mauritania, western Africa. Holotype (unique): ZMA 102170. Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:94 [ref. 19236]. •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

opercularis, Salarias Murray [J. A.] 1887:48 [Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society v. 2 (pt 1); ref. 22438] Manora rocks, Karachi, Pakistan. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.9.22.49-58 (11). •Valid as Parablennius opercularis (Murray 1887) -- (Bath 1989:311 [ref. 13309], Randall 1995:320 [ref. 22896], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Carpenter et al. 1997:210 [ref. 23922], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S117 [ref. 27377], Hastings & Springer 2009:72 [ref. 30395], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:203 [ref. 36242], Eagderi et al. 2019:43 [ref. 37020]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius opercularis (Murray 1887). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Northwestern Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf and Oman east to Pakistan. Habitat: marine.

palaestinensis, Blennius Steinitz [W.] 1927:92 [Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 74 (nos 1/4) (art. 11); ref. 15823] Israel, Mediterranean Sea. Zool. Mus. Univ. Breslau [now UWZM]. Syntypes: (several). Also appeared in Steinitz 1927:347, Fig. 4 [ref. 16060]. •Synonym of Blennius sanguinolentus Pallas 1814 -- (Bath 1973:524 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

palmicornis, Blennius Cuvier [G.] 1816:250 [Le Règne Animal v. 2; ref. 993] British seas. No types known. Type information: Bauchot 1967:18 [ref. 20734]. Based on "le Gattorugine" of Pennant. Illustrated in Griffith & Smith 1834:Pl. 46 (fig. 1) (p. 230) [ref. 1908]. •Synonym of Blennius sanguinolentus Pallas 1814 -- (Bath 1973:524 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

pantherinus, Blennius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:262 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 11; ref. 1005] Coast of Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-1843. Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:13 [ref. 20734]. •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

parvicornis, Blennius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:257 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 11; ref. 1005] Madeira. Syntypes: MNHN A-1855 (4), A-1856 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:13 [ref. 20734]. Misspelled palmicornis in literature. •Valid as Blennius parvicornis Valenciennes 1840 -- (Bath 1973:522 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1108 [ref. 13677] [but possibly a subspecies of sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814)], Bath 1990:910 [ref. 19373], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Santos et al. 1997:100 [ref. 23531], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Almada et al. 2005:519 [ref. 28599], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Wirtz et al. 2013:131 [ref. 32972], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618], Carneiro et al. 2019:210 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius parvicornis (Valenciennes 1836). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Congo, including Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands and Cape Verde Islands. Habitat: marine.

patuvanus, Blennius Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:30, Pl. 4 (fig. 2) [Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia; ref. 3594] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. •Questionably a synonym of Parablennius gattorugine (Brünnich 1768) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). •Synonym of Parablennius gattorugine (Brünnich 1768) -- (Parenti 2019:102 [ref. 37117]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus 1758). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

pholis, Blennius Nardo [G. D.] 1827:212 [Giornale di fisica, chimica e storia naturale, medicina, ed arti. (series 2) Dec. II, v. 10; ref. 26236] Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Blennius pholis Linnaeus 1758. Description also appeared in Bull. Sci. Nat. (Ferussac), v. 15 [1828]. •Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (P. Parenti, pers. comm.) Current status: Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

pilicornis, Blennius Cuvier [G.] 1829:237 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Brazil. No types known. Type information: Bauchot 1967:17 [ref. 20734]. Available from footnote as, "Bl. pilicornis, N., punaru, Margr., 165, la deuxième fig." Redescribed in Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:254 [ref. 1005] based on MNHN A-1867, A-1868, A-1869 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Spelled filicornis by Günther 1861:216 [ref. 1964]. •Valid as Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1108 [ref. 13677], Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831], Randall 1995:321 [ref. 22896], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Bath & Miroz 1997:3 [ref. 23456], Cardona & Elices 2000:34 [ref. 25633], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S117 [ref. 27377], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:96 [ref. 27192], Luiz et al. 2004:1176 [ref. 27860], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Almada et al. 2005:520 [ref. 28599], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:204 [ref. 36242], Spier et al. 2018:15 [ref. 36103], Carneiro et al. 2019:210 [ref. 37250], Ribeiro et al. 2019:5 [ref. 36717], Bariche & Fricke 2020:55 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: southern Bay of Biscay south to South Africa, including Madeira; western Indian Ocean: South Africa, Iran; southwestern Atlantic: Brazil south to Argentina. Habitat: marine.

ponticus, Blennius Slastenenko [E. P.] 1934:102, Fig. 4 [Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli v. 14 (no. 1); ref. 16460] Feodosiyua, Black Sea. Holotype: ZIN 30647. Paratypes: many Black Sea localities given, whereabout of specimens unknown. •Synonym of Blennius zvonimiri Kolombatovic 1892 -- (Bath 1973:526 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius zvonimiri (Kolombatovic 1892) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1111 [ref. 13677], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:125 [ref. 26753], Parin et al. 2014:470 [ref. 33547]). •Synonym of Parablennius zvonimiri (Kolombatovic 1892), but a valid subspecies ponticus Slastenenko 1934 -- (Bath 1981 [ref. 22163], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Bogorodsky 2006:22 [18] [ref. 35540]). •Valid as Parablennius ponticus (Slastenenko 1934) -- (R. Fricke, personal communication, 8/17). Current status: Valid as Parablennius ponticus (Slastenenko 1934). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

postoculomaculatus, Parablennius tasmanianus Bath [H.] & Hutchins [J. B.] 1986:187, Figs. 24-28, 29a-r [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 66 (nos 4/6); ref. 5151] Beacon Islands, Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. Holotype: SMF 17092. Paratypes: Bath coll. (2); SMF 17093-94 (1, 1); WAM P.25850-008 (10). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:37 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:40 [ref. 30117]. •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842), but a valid subspecies as described -- (Bath 1989:298 [ref. 13310], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687]). •Valid as Parablennius postoculomaculatus Bath & Hutchins 1986 -- (Hutchins 2001:41 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Bray 2006:1559 [ref. 29000], Bath 2008:88 [ref. 29600], Smith-Vaniz 2008:695 [ref. 30654], Hoschke et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius postoculomaculatus Bath & Hutchins 1986. Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia. Habitat: brackish, marine.

punctatus, Blennius cyclops var. Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877:402 [Verhandlungen des Naturhistorisch-Medizinischen Vereins zu Heidelberg. v. 1; ref. 18432] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): apparently lost. Also in Kossmann & Räuber 1877:21 [ref. 14246]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Blennius punctatus Fabricius 1780 and Quoy & Gaimard 1824, replaced by Blennius kossmanni Whitley 1970. •Synonym of Pictablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) -- (Dor 1984:222 [ref. 29757]). •Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) -- (Bath 1989:305 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

rhodensis, Blennius tentacularis var. Kähsbauer [P.] 1965:645, Pl. 1 [Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien v. 68; ref. 22737] Not available, infrasubspecific; variety published after 1960 (Art. 45.6.3 of the Code). •In the synonymy of Blennius tentacularis Brünnich 1768 -- (Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687]). •In the synonymy of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Blenniidae: Salariinae.

ruber, Blennius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:211 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 11; ref. 1005] Atlantic. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:17 [ref. 20734]. Based on a manuscript description and figure. •Questionably in the synonymy of Blennius gattorugine Brünnich [sic] 1768 -- (Bath 1973:521 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Parablennius ruber (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1109 [ref. 13677], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Santos et al. 1997:101 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:107 [ref. 24952], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Almada et al. 2005:520 [ref. 28599], Almada et al. 2007:248 [ref. 30524], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2805 [ref. 34618], Carneiro et al. 2019:210 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius ruber (Valenciennes 1836). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Southwestern Mediterranean Sea, eastern Atlantic: Portugal, Azores and Madeira. Habitat: marine.

ruxii, Blennius Cocco [A.] 1833:11, Pl. (fig. 1) [Giornale di Scienze Lettere e Arti per La Sicilia v. 42 (no. 124); ref. 859] Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Described as "Blennio di Roux. Blennius Ruxii." Spelled ruxii in two places, but due to prevailing usage the species name rouxi can be used. Nomen protectum according to Parenti 2019:105 [ref. 37117]. •Valid as Blennius rouxi Cocco 1833 -- (Bath 1973:523 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Parablennius rouxi (Cocco 1833) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1109 [ref. 13677], Golani 1996:27 [ref. 22271], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:124 [ref. 26753], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:98 [ref. 29533], Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:59 [ref. 36649], Artüz & Fricke 2019:559 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:210 [ref. 37250], Bariche & Fricke 2020:56 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:33 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius rouxi (Cocco 1833). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; Sea of Marmara; eastern Atlantic: southern Portugal. Habitat: marine.

salensis, Parablennius Bath [H.] 1990:29, Figs. 17-23, 16b, 24a-e, 25 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 70 (nos 1/3) [1989]; ref. 14132] Murdeira Bay, 16°45'N, 22°55'W, Cape Verde Islands. Holotype: SMF 18012. Paratypes: Bath coll. (1), SMF 18013-14 (1, 1), SMNS 13116-18 (2, 1, 1); USNM 291685 (1). Type catalog: Fricke 1995:5 [ref. 28100], Fricke 2005:17 [ref. 29864]. •Valid as Parablennius salensis Bath 1990 -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Wirtz et al. 2013:131 [ref. 32972], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2806 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius salensis Bath 1990. Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde Islands (endemic). Habitat: marine.

sanguinolentus, Blennius Pallas [P. S.] 1814:168 [Zoographia Rosso-Asiatica v. 3; ref. 3351] Crimea [Ukraine, Black Sea]. No types known. •Valid as Blennius sanguinolentus Pallas 1814 -- (Bath 1973:524 [ref. 7212], Ninua & Japoshvili 2008:172 [ref. 31251]). •Valid as Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1110 [ref. 13677], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Arruda 1997:107 [ref. 24952], Gharred et al. 1998:103 [ref. 23486], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:751 [ref. 24702], Reshetnikov 1998:123 [ref. 23570], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:124 [ref. 26753], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Almada et al. 2005:519 [ref. 28599], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112], Vassilev & Pehlivanov 2005:180 [ref. 28369], Fricke et al. 2007:98 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:131 [ref. 30517], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:60 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2806 [ref. 34618], Artüz & Fricke 2019:559 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:211 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:99 [ref. 36864], İnnal 2019:98 [ref. 36949], Bariche & Fricke 2020:56 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:33 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; Sea of Marmara; Black Sea; eastern Atlantic: France south to Morocco. Habitat: brackish, marine.

scullyi, Blennius Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908:103 [Annals of the South African Museum v. 6 (pt 2, no. 2); ref. 5840] Walvis Bay, Namibia, southeastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): SAM 9896. •Synonym of Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:202 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius cornutus (Linnaeus 1758). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

semifasciatus, Blennius Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838:134 [Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3844] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): SMF 1885. •Synonym of Pictiblennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830) -- (Dor 1984:222 [ref. 29757]). •Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1838) -- (Bath 1989:35 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius cyclops (Rüppell 1830). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

serratolineatus, Parablennius Bath [H.] & Hutchins [J. B.] 1986:192, Figs. 30-32, 34a-c [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 66 (nos 4/6); ref. 5151] Point Hunter, Emily Bay, Norfolk Island, South Pacific. Holotype: AMS I.18497-009. Paratypes: AMS I.18497-025 (17), Bath coll. (2), SMF 17088-89 (1, 1). Additional material: AMS I.20256-005 (4). •Valid as Parablennius serratolineatus Bath & Hutchins 1986 -- (Francis 1993:166 [ref. 25479], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius serratolineatus Bath & Hutchins 1986. Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: Norfolk Island. Habitat: marine.

sierraensis, Parablennius Bath [H.] 1990:35, Figs. 26-31, 24f-h, 16c [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 70 (nos 1/3) [1989]; ref. 14132] Cape Sierra, 8°28'N, 13°26'W, Sierra Leone. Holotype: SMF 18010. Paratypes: Bath coll. (2), SMF 18011 (1), SMNS 13119 [Ex Wirtz coll.] (4), USNM 291684 (2). Type catalog: Fricke 1995:5 [ref. 28100], Fricke 2005:18 [ref. 29864]. •Valid as Parablennius sierraensis Bath 1990 -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2806 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius sierraensis Bath 1990. Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

sinensis, Blennius Günther [A.] 1861:219 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 3; ref. 1964] China Sea [probably in error]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1848.3.16.14. •Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (James Maclaine pers. comm. 10/19). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

stearnsi, Blennius Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:300 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 282); ref. 2472] Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. (stomach content). Syntypes: (3) USNM 29669 (now 1). Type catalog: Springer et al. 1991:22 [ref. 18888]. •Synonym of Parablennius marmoreus (Poey 1876) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius marmoreus (Poey 1876). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

tasmanianus, Blennius Richardson [J.] 1842:129 [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 3 (pt 1) (art. 5); ref. 13097] Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia. Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1855.9.19.714 (1). First mentioned as Blennius tasmanius in name only and without characters in Richardson 1939:99 [ref. 3732]. •Valid as Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842) -- (Bath 1989:293 [ref. 13310], Kuiter 1993:336 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:730 [ref. 22532], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). •Valid as Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842) -- (Kuiter 1997:326 [ref. 25488], Hoese & Bray 2006:1560 [ref. 29000], Bath 2008:78 [ref. 29600], Smith-Vaniz 2008:696 [ref. 30654], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Southeastern Australia: Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Habitat: brackish, marine.

tentacularis, Blennius Brünnich [M. T.] 1768:26 [Ichthyologia Massiliensis, sistens piscium descriptiones eorumque apud incolas nomina; ref. 17290] Marseille, France, western Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Blennius tentaculatus Lacepède 1800:473 [ref. 2709] is an unjustified emendation, which also appeared in Sonnini 1803:105 (vol. 7) [ref. 30473]. •Valid as Blennius tentaculatis Brünnich 1768 -- (Bath 1973:525 [ref. 7212], Ninua & Japoshvili 2008:172 [ref. 31251]). •Valid as Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1110 [ref. 13677], Bath 1990:911 [ref. 19373], Golani 1996:27 [ref. 22271], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Gharred et al. 1998:103 [ref. 23486], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:124 [ref. 26753], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112], Vassilev & Pehlivanov 2005:180 [ref. 28369], Fricke et al. 2007:98 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:131 [ref. 30517], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:60 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2806 [ref. 34618], Artüz & Fricke 2019:559 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:211 [ref. 37250], Khutornoy & Kvach 2019:919 [ref. 37129], Bariche & Fricke 2020:56 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:33 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; Sea of Marmara; Black Sea; eastern Atlantic: Bay of Biscay south to Senegal, including Madeira and Canary Islands. Habitat: brackish, marine.

thysanius, Blennius Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1907:47, Fig. 19 [Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries v. 26 (Doc. 606) (for 1906); ref. 2498] Cavite, Luzon Island, Philippines. Syntypes: CAS-SU 9252 (1), USNM 53071 [not 53072] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:92 [ref. 12291], Springer et al. 1991:24 [ref. 18888] with remarks that specimens are considered as syntypes due to conflicting published and ledger type designations of SU 5292 [sic 9252]. •Valid as Parablennius thysanius (Jordan & Seale 1907) -- (Bath 1989:320 [ref. 13309], Springer 1991 [ref. 18901], Randall 1995:321 [ref. 22896], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Carpenter et al. 1997:210 [ref. 23922], Springer in Randall & Lim 2000:633 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:230 [ref. 25480], Springer 2001:3545 [ref. 26290], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S117 [ref. 27377], Mundy 2005:466 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:383 [ref. 30952], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Allen & Erdmann 2012:829 [ref. 31980], Eagderi et al. 2019:43 [ref. 37020]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius thysanius (Jordan & Seale 1907). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf, Oman and Sri Lanka east to Philippines, north to Thailand; introduced in Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

trifascigula, Blennius Fowler [H. W.] 1935:404, Fig. 36 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 87; ref. 1421] Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): ANSP 63933. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:30 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:204 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

vandervekeni, Blennius Poll [M.] 1959:66, Fig. 24 [Résultats Scientifiques. Expédition Océanographique Belge dans les Eaux Côtières Africaines de l'Atlantique Sud (1948-1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 3B); ref. 12014] Bay of Lobito, Angola, 12°20'S, 13°34'E. Holotype: IRSNB 375. Paratypes: MRAC 126645 (1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:44 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:31 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Blennius vandervekeni Poll 1959 -- (Bath 1973:525 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1108 [ref. 13677], Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Bath 1990:909 [ref. 19373], Bath & Wirtz 1992:274 [ref. 19831], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Mehraban & Esmaeili 2018:204 [ref. 36242]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius pilicornis (Cuvier 1829). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: marine.

varus, Blennius Pallas [P. S.] 1814:170 [Zoographia Rosso-Asiatica v. 3; ref. 3351] Off Feodosia, Crimea. No types known. Bath dates to Brünnich 1768, with gattorugine Linnaeus questionably in synonymy. •Synonym of Blennius gattorugine Linnaeus 1758 [not Brünnich 1768] -- (Bath 1973:521 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus 1758) [not Brünnich 1768] -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687]). •Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814) -- (Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pallas 1814). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

ventrosus, Blennius Rathke [H.] 1836:41 (331, 444-445) [Mémoires présentés à l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg par divers savaus et lus dans ses assemblées. Mémoires des savaus étrangers v. 3; ref. 18611] Balaklawa, Black Sea. No types known. •Synonym of Blennius tentacularis Brünnich 1768 -- (Bath 1973:525 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768) -- (Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:469 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tentacularis (Brünnich 1768). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

verryckeni, Blennius Poll [M.] 1959:64, Fig. 23 [Résultats Scientifiques. Expédition Océanographique Belge dans les Eaux Côtières Africaines de l'Atlantique Sud (1948-1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 3B); ref. 12014] Banana Creek, French Equatorial Africa, 6°01'S, 12°23'30"E. Holotype: IRSNB 374. Paratypes: MRAC 126.644 (1). Type catalog: Derijst 1991:31 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Parablennius verryckeni (Poll 1959) -- (Bath 1990:911 [ref. 19373], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Williams & Springer in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2806 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius verryckeni (Poll 1959). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

victoriae, Blennius Fowler [H. W.] 1908:442, Fig. 10 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 59; ref. 1377] Victoria, Australia. Holotype: ANSP 33128. Paratypes: ANSP 33129-30 (2, in jar with holotype). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:31 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842) -- (Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Hoese & Bray 2006:1560 [ref. 29000], Bath 2008:78 [ref. 29600]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius tasmanianus (Richardson 1842). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

yatabei, Blennius Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1900:374, Pl. 19 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1213); ref. 2502] Near Misaki, Japan. Holotype (unique): USNM 49404. Type catalog: Springer et al. 1991:25 [ref. 18888]. •Valid as Blennius yatabei Jordan & Snyder 1900 -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:29 [ref. 7348], Cheng & Zhou 1997:326 [ref. 26385]). •Valid as Pictiblennius yatabei (Jordan & Snyder 1900) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:195 [ref. 6441], Fukao 1985:82 [ref. 21281]). •Valid as Parablennius yatabei (Jordan & Snyder 1900) -- (Shen et al. 1986:5 [ref. 13821], Bath 1989:331 [ref. 13309], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Nakabo 2000:1091 [ref. 25182], Shinohara et al. 2000:181 [ref. 25987], Shimizu 2001:36 [ref. 25799], Nakabo 2002:1091 [ref. 26193], Choi et al. 2003:388, 650 [ref. 26218], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Parin et al. 2014:470 [ref. 33547], Kwun et al. 2017:142 [ref. 37287], Sonoyama et al. 2020:99 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius yatabei (Jordan & Snyder 1900). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific; northern Vietnam and Taiwan north to Korea and Japan. Habitat: marine.

zvonimiri, Blennius Kolombatović [G.] 1892:107 [1], Pl. 5 [Glasnik Hrvatskoga Naravoslovnoga Društva v. 7; ref. 14513] Dalmatia Croatia. Syntypes: MZUF 5662-66 (5); NMW 5477 (8), 14493 (4). Type catalog: Vanni 1991:226 [ref. 20099]. On p. 1 of separate. •Valid as Blennius zvonimiri Kolombatović 1892 -- (Bath 1973:526 [ref. 7212], Ninua & Japoshvili 2008:172 [ref. 31251]). •Valid as Parablennius zvonimiri (Kolombatović 1892) -- (Bath 1981:343 [ref. 22163], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1111 [ref. 13677], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:125 [ref. 26753], Parin 2003:S23 [ref. 28536] with subspecies, Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Golani 2005:54 [ref. 37112], Vassilev & Pehlivanov 2005:181 [ref. 28369], Fricke et al. 2007:99 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:132 [ref. 30517], Kovačić & Golani 2008:423 [ref. 33214], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:60 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:470 [ref. 33547], Khutornoy & Kvach 2019:919 [ref. 37129], Trkov et al. 2019:67 [ref. 36880], Bariche & Fricke 2020:57 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:33 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius zvonimiri (Kolombatović 1892). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; Black Sea; Sea of Azov. Habitat: brackish, marine.