Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Perciformes > Family Tripterygiidae > Subfamily Tripterygiinae > Genus Tripterygion

Tripterygion delaisi Cadenat & Blache, 1970

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TripterygionRisso, 1827accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: black-face blenny; black-faced blenny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37
 English-United States: Black-face Blenny sources: Charles Hussey
 French: tripterygion sources: Quéro J.C., 1984 - Les poissons de mer des pêches françaises - J. Grancher ed, 394 p
 Greek: Μελανοπρόσωπος γωβιός


original description

Cadenat, J., and J. Blache 1970. Description d'une espèce nouvelle, Tripterygion delaisi sp. nov., provenant de l'île de Gorée (Sénégal) (Pisces, Clinidae). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (Sér. 2) v. 41 (no. 5) [1969]: 1097-1105.

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012





External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
Barcode of Life (15 barcodes)
GenBank (131 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Bailly, N. (2014). Tripterygion delaisi Cadenat & Blache, 1970. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127090




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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