Species Worldwide: 345 (53 genera)
Species In Hawaii: 14 (13 species plus 1 who has only been found once in the state)
Endemic species in Hawaii: xxx
This very large family has 14 species found in Hawaii although one species has only been found once since 1950 on a drydock from Guam. Blennies are benthic. Some live in holes that they back tail first into. Some species use holes that have been made and left by tubeworms.