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Genus: Parahypsos, Blennies

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eye: 1 branched cirrus; groove on side head
D: VIII-IX no notch
no canine teeth
gill opening restricted to side



Body slender;  1 pair short, heavily branched cirri above eyes; groove along side of head between nape and eye; no large canine teeth;  gill openings restricted to sides of body, gill membranes fused to throat; dorsal with VIII-IX spines, without notch between spiny & soft parts; lateral line straight, short, ends above origin of anal fin.

A tropical eastern Pacific genus with one species.