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  Common names: blenny (English), trambollito (Espanol)
 
Paraclinus ditrichus Rosenblatt & Parr, 1969


Leastfoot blenny,     Two-rayed blenny


Elongate, snout bluntly pointed; cirri on nostrils, palm-like cirri over eye and on nape; opercle with a distinct spiny projection, its tip narrowly to broadly pointed; dorsal fin XXVII-XXVIII, 1, 1st  spine short, front 3 spines elevated then a deep notch before 4th  spine; anal II, 18; pectoral 13; pelvic I, 2; all fin rays unbranched; lateral line scales 33; nape scaly; 2 rows of scales on pectoral fin base; no skin flaps on scales.

Body dusky, with 4 bars, last 2 faint; head dusky to mottled, with a row of dark spots along rear edge of preopercle, a dark bar angled down behind eye; a dark spot at rear of dorsal fin; anal fin dark, with clear margin; base of tail fin with a dark bar; pectoral & pelvics irregularly barred on rays.

Size: 2.8 cm.

Habitat: rocky coastal areas.

Depth: 0-10 m?

Endemic to the Tres Marias Islands, Mexico.
   

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