View Mode
Acanthemblemaria spinosa
View All Pictures


Acanthemblemaria spinosa


Acanthemblemaria spinosa was originally described as Acanthemblemaria spinosa by Metzelaar in 1919. It belongs to the family Chaenopsidae. It is commonly known as Spinyhead blenny and is known spinyhead blenny in USA (contiguous states), Spinyhead blenny in Bahamas, Sapito espinoso in Cuba. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic: Caribbean Sea.
Species   spinosa
AuthorWI   Metzelaar [J.]
AuthorNI   Metzelaar
Qualification   ---
Year   1919
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Chaenopsidae
--- ---
Genus   Acanthemblemaria
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Chaenopsidae
Genus   Acanthemblemaria
Original Name   Acanthemblemaria        
Taxon Name   spinosa
Original Combination   Acanthemblemaria spinosa
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Acanthemblemaria spinosa
OriginalSubGenus   Acanthemblemaria
Original Author   Metzelaar
Original AuthorWI   Metzelaar [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1919
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:93 [ref. 19236].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMA 102156
Journal   Fish. Dutch W. Indies
Page   159
Illustrations   Fig. 53

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Acanthemblemaria spinosa
Current Species   spinosa
Current Genus Acanthemblemaria
Current AuthorWI Metzelaar [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Metzelaar
Current Year   1919
Current Family Chaenopsidae
Current Subfamily
--- ---

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits small patch reefs surrounded by white sand (Ref. 5521).
Depth Range From 0 to 12 meters.
Distribution Western Atlantic: Caribbean Sea.

Current Summary   Valid as Acanthemblemaria spinosa  Metzelaar 1919. Chaenopsidae.
Name History   • Valid as Acanthemblemaria spinosa  Metzelaar 1919 -- (Stephens 1963:41 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:206 [ref. 7151], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:55 [ref. 5580], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Cervigón 1994:102 [ref. 24488], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:166 [ref. 27754], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Smith et al. 2003:54 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Lasso-Alcalá et al. 2005:183 [ref. 28938], Garrido & Varela 2008:29 [ref. 29606], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:70 [ref. 33341]).

Common Names  Common Names
Picture  Picture
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations  Name Combinations
References  References
Page 1 of 2 (27 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]2Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
arborescens Acanthemblemaria arborescens Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1928Synonym
askoy Acanthemblemaria askoy Nichols [J. T.] & Murphy [R. C.] 1944Synonym
aspera Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley [W. H.] 1927)Valid
atrata Acanthemblemaria atrata Hastings [P. A.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1999Valid
balanorum Acanthemblemaria balanorum Brock [V. E.] 1940Valid
betinensis Acanthemblemaria betinensis Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Palacio [F. J.] 1974Valid
castroi Acanthemblemaria castroi Stephens [J. S., Jr.] & Hobson [E. S.] in Stephens, Hobson & Johnson 1966Valid
chaplini Acanthemblemaria chaplini Böhlke [J. E.] 1957Valid
crockeri Acanthemblemaria crockeri Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1938Valid
cubana Acanthemblemaria cubana Garrido [O. H.] & Varela [C.] 2008Synonym
erythrops Acanthemblemaria erythrops (Fowler [H. W.] 1941)Synonym
exilispinus Acanthemblemaria exilispinus Stephens [J. S., Jr.] 1963Valid
greenfieldi Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Palacio [F. J.] 1974Valid
hancocki Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers [G. S.] & Reid [E. D.] 1936Valid
hancocki macrospilus Acanthemblemaria hancocki macrospilus Brock [V. E.] 1940Valid
harpeza Acanthemblemaria harpeza Williams [J. T.] 2002Valid
hastingsi Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Lin [H.-C.] & Galland [G. R.] 2010Valid
johnsoni Acanthemblemaria johnsoni Almany [G. R.] & Baldwin [C. C.] 1996Valid
macrospilus Acanthemblemaria macrospilus Brock [V. E.] 1940Valid
mangognatha Acanthemblemaria mangognatha Hastings [P. A.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1999Valid
maria Acanthemblemaria maria Böhlke [J. E.] 1961Valid
medusa Acanthemblemaria medusa Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Palacio [F. J.] 1974Valid
paula Acanthemblemaria paula Johnson [G. D.] & Brothers [E. B.] 1989Valid
rivasi Acanthemblemaria rivasi Stephens [J. S., Jr.] 1970Valid
rubraurea Acanthemblemaria rubraurea Fowler [H. W.] 1944Synonym
Page 1 of 2 (27 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]2Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech