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Tanyemblemaria alleni
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Tanyemblemaria alleni

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Main identification features
  • spines under eye;eye cirrus: 1 long unbranched
  • very elongate
  • d: 1st spine long
  • snout pointed
  • preopercle: serrations and spines


Body very elongate, tapering at rear; snout pointed; 1 unbranched cirrus over eye; preopercle margin with spines and serrations; spines below eye; dorsal fin with long base, 51 elements, 1st 2 spines elongate.

The single species in this genus is endemic to our region.

  • Allen , G.R. and Robertson, D.R., 1994., Fishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific., Crawford House Press Pty Ltd:1-332.
  • 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., Phylogenetic relationships of Tanyemblemaria alleni, a new genus and species of chaenopsid (Pisces: Blennioidei) from the Gulf of Panama., Bull. Mar. Sci., 51:147-160.
  • 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.


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