Gobioclinus bucciferus

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Gobioclinus bucciferus
Labrisomus bucciferus, Adult (Puffcheek Blenny) (2849264382).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Labrisomidae
Genus: Gobioclinus
G. bucciferus
Binomial name
Gobioclinus bucciferus
(Poey, 1868)

Labrisomus bucciferus Poey, 1868

Gobioclinus bucciferus, the Puffcheek blenny, is a species of labrisomid blenny native to the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It can be found on reefs, seagrass beds and in algal mats along rubble or rocky shores down to a depth of 5 metres (16 ft). This species can reach a length of 9 centimetres (3.5 in) TL. This species can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Williams, J.T. (2014). "Gobioclinus bucciferus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T46104208A48365175. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-3.RLTS.T46104208A48365175.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Labrisomus bucciferus" in FishBase. October 2013 version.