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Figure 140. Dactyloscopus tridigitatus, 50.8 mm SL, dorsal view, photo by JT Williams.
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Figure 141. Gillellus uranidea, 27.7 mm SL, photo by JT Williams.
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Figure 142. Platygillellus rubrocinctus, 24.1 mm SL, adult, photo by JT Williams.
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Figure 143. Platygillellus rubrocinctus, 12.1 mm SL, lateral view of juvenile, photo by JT Williams.
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Figure 144. Platygillellus rubrocinctus, 12.1 mm SL, dorsal view of juvenile, photo by JT Williams.
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Blenniidae—combtooth blennies

Parablennius marmoreus (Poey, 1876)seaweed blenny; USNM, I

Labrisomidae—scaly blennies

Labrisomus gobio (Valenciennes, 1836)palehead blenny; USNM, I; Figure 145

Labrisomus haitiensis Beebe &Tee-Van, 1918longfin blenny; USNM, I; Figure 146

Malacoctenus boehlkei Springer, 1959diamond blenny; USNM, I; Figure 147

Paraclinus grandicomis (Rosen, 1911)horned blenny; UF, USNM, I; Figure 148

Starksia atlantica Longley, 1934smootheye blenny; USNM, I; Figures 149, 150

The Saba Bank population may be a distinct species in the species complex currently referred to as Starksia atlantica. This complex requires additional taxonomic study.

Starksia cf lepicoelia Böhlke & Springer, 1961blackcheek blenny; USNM, I; Figures 151, 152

Females (Figure 151) lack the black spot on the cheek that is characteristic of mature males (Figure 152). The Saba Bank population may be a distinct species in the species complex currently referred to as Starksia lepicoelia. This complex requires additional taxonomic study.

Starksia melasma Williams & Mounts, 2003black spot blenny; USNM, I

Starksia nanodes Böhlke & Springer, 1961dwarf blenny; USNM, I; Figure 153

The Saba Bank population may be a distinct species in the species complex currently referred to as Starksia nanodes. This complex requires additional taxonomic study.

Chaenopsidae—tube blennies

Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley, 1927)roughhead blenny; USNM, I; Figures 154, 155, 156

Three different color patterns were observed at Saba Bank: juvenile/female (Figure 154), adult male (Figure 155), and a distinctive yellow, probably female, color morph (Figure 156). The adult male and the yellow morph were taken together at the same collecting station.

Emblemaria pandionis Evermann & Marsh, 1900sailfin blenny; USNM, I; Figure 157

Emblemariopsis cf signifer (Ginsburg, 1942)flagfin blenny; USNM, I; Figure 158

The signifer species complex ranges from Brazil throughout the Caribbean and includes a number of undescribed species in the Caribbean region. Additional taxonomic study is required to resolve the taxa.

Gobiesocidae—clingfishes

Acyrtus artius Briggs, 1955papillate clingfish; USNM, I; Figures 159, 160, 161

Figure 145. Labrisomus gobio, 36.2 mm SL, photo by JT Williams.
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