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Ekemblemaria lira
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Ekemblemaria lira

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Ekemblemaria myersi
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Ekemblemaria lira

Ekemblemaria myersi
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Ekemblemaria myersi
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Ekemblemaria myersi
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Ekemblemaria
Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • eye cirri: 1pr branched
  • d: no notch after spines
  • snout and cheek rough but no spines
  • pelvics less than pectorals
EKEMBLEMARIA

TUBE-BLENNIES

Elongate, head short, blunt; bones on snout and under eyes pitted & rough, but without spines; no bony ridges on snout; 1 palm-like cirrus over eye; dorsal with 38-42 elements, without notch between spiny and soft parts; pelvic fins shorter than pectorals.

A neotropical genus with 3 species; 2 endemics in our region.


References
  • Findley, L.T., Hendrickx, M.E., Brusca, R.C., van der Heiden, A.M., Hastings, P.A., Torre, J., 2003., Diversidad de la Macrofauna Marina del Golfo de California, Mexico., CD-ROM versión 1.0. Projecto de la Macrofauna del Golfo .  Derechos reservados de los autores y Conservación Internacional.
  • Fischer , W. , Krup , F. , Schneider , W. , Sommer , C. , Carpenter , K. E. and Niem, V. H., 1995., Guia FAO para la Identificacion de Especies de para los fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. Volumen II. Vertebrados - Parte 1., FAO2:647-1200.
  • Hastings, P.A., 1992., Ekemblemaria lira, a New Blennioid Fish from Ecuador, with Comments on Sexual Dimorphism and Relationships in Ekemblemaria (Teleostei: Chaenopsidae)., Copeia, 1992:769-776.
  • Hastings, P.A., 2000., Biogeography of the Tropical Eastern Pacific: distribution and phylogeny of chaenopsid fishes., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 128:319-335.
  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Lopez , M. I. and Bussing, W. A., 1982., Lista provisional de los peces marinos de la Costa Rica., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 30(1):5-26.
  • Love, M.S., Mecklenburg, C.W., Mecklenburg, T.A., Thorsteinson, L.K., 2005., es of the West Coast and Alaska: a checklist of North Pacific and Artic Ocena species from Baja California to the Alaska-Yukon border., U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, 288pp.
  • Stephens, J.S., 1963., A revised classification of the blennioid fishes of the American family Chaenopsidae., Univ. Calif. Pubs. Zool., 68:1-165.
  • Thomson , D.A. , Findley , L.T. and Kerstitch, A.N., 2000., Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez., University of Texas Press(Revised Ed.):353.
  • Van der Heiden , A. M. and Findley, L. T., 1988., Lista de los peces marinos del sur de Sinaloa, México., Anales del Centro de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia de la Universidad Autonoma Nacional de Mexico, 15:209-224.
  • Villareal-Cavazos, A., Reyes-Bonilla, H., Bermúdez-Almada, B. and Arizpe-Covarrubias, O., 2000., Los peces del arrecife de Cabo Pulmo, Golfo de California, México: Lista sistemática y aspectos de abundancia y biogeografía., Rev. Biol. Trop., 48:413-424.

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