Masquerader hairy blenny
soft rays: 17 - 18. Labrisomus conditus sp. n. differs from its Western Atlantic congeners (Springer 1959a,
Sazima et al. 2002) by the following combination of characters: nuchal cirri when depressed not reaching dorsal-fin origin, 68 to 73 lateral line scales, first and second dorsal-fin spines slightly shorter than third spine and not flexible, numerous pale dots overall (light blue in life), opercular dark spot with incomplete and
diffuse broad pale margin (orange in life) (Ref. 80465).
Body entirely scaly except for interpelvic space, pectoral axilla, head and opercle; scales present oncaudal and pectoral-fin bases, basal portion of whole dorsal-fin and anal-fin membranes. Numerous branched canals and pores on head, one branch from pre-opercular series extending onto upper opercle. A single well-developed row of conical slightly recurved teeth on each jaw, and an inner closeset patch of