Labrisomus cricota, a new scaled blenny from the coast of Brazil (Perciformes: Labrisomidae)

Ivan Sazima, João Luiz Gasparini and Rodrigo Leão de Moura

aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, pp. 127-132, Volume 5, Issue 3 – June 2002


Labrisomus cricota, a scaled blenny from the coast of Brazil, is described. The new species differs from its nine West Atlantic congeners by the combination of the following characters: opercle with a dark ocellus, 64 to 68 lateral line scales, first and second dorsal fin spines noticeably longer than the third, and not flexible.

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