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Genus: Lucayablennius, Arrow Blenny

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head slender, pointed
no cirri
D XIX-XXI, 19-21, no notch
chin - fleshy projection





Elongate; head elongate, pointed, not spiny on top; no cirri on nostrils, eyes or nape; jaws long; top lips only on sides of jaws; tip of lower jaw with a pointed fleshy projection; 1 row of teeth on each side of roof of mouth; dorsal fin XIX-XXI, 19-21 soft rays, no notch between spines and rays; lower pectoral rays longer than upper rays; pelvics I (internal), 2-3, inserted before pectoral base; all fin rays unbranched; no lateral line; no scales.

A genus with a single species endemic to the Greater Caribbean.