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Genus: Mccoskerichthys, Tube-Blennies

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eye cirri: 5 very bushy
very elongate
D low, very long base, > 44 elements



Body extremely elongate, slender; snout blunt; outer row of teeth on both jaws with flattened tips; a dense bushy mass of 5 pairs of branched cirri over and between eyes; preopercle border not skin covered; dorsal fin low, with long base, XVII-XX, 31-34; bicolored - greenish head and nape, red-brown body.

The single species in this genus is endemic to our region.