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Leurochilus acon

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Blennioidei
Familia: Dactyloscopidae
Genus: Leurochilus

Leurochilus acon, known commonly as the Smoothlip stargazer (also spelled "Smooth-lip stargazer") in the Bahamas, Cuba, the United Kingdom, and the United States,[2] is a species of sand stargazer, and the only species in the genus Leurochilus.[3] It is a tropical blenny found in the western central Atlantic Ocean.[4] It was named by J.E. Böhlke in 1968,[5] and can reach a maximum length of 2.9 centimetres.[4] Blennies in this species swim at a maximum depth of 8 metres.[4]


1. ^ Biolib
2. ^ Common names for Leurochilus acon at www.fishbase.org.
3. ^ List of species under Leurochilus at www.fishbase.org.
4. ^ a b c Leurochilus acon at www.fishbase.org.
5. ^ Böhlke, J.E., 1968 (8 July) [ref. 604] The descriptions of three new stargazers (Dactyloscopidae) from the tropical west Atlantic. Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 414: 1-16.

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