Platygillellus altivelis, known commonly as the Sailfin stargazer in the United Kingdom, is a species of sand stargazer in the genus Platygillellus. It is a tropical blenny known from around Costa Rica and Panama, in the eastern central Pacific Ocean. It was described by C.E. Dawson in 1974. Blennies in this species swim at a depth range of 3-37 metres, and can reach a maximum length of 4.4 centimetres. They feed primarily off of benthic invertebrates and finfish.
- Common names for Platygillellus altivelis at www.fishbase.org.
- Platygillellus altivelis at www.fishbase.org.
- Dawson, C.E., 1974 (28 Mar.) [ref. 1065] Studies on eastern Pacific sand stargazers (Pisces: Dactyloscopidae) 1. Platygillelus new genus, with descriptions of new species. Copeia 1974 (no. 1): 39-55.
- Food items reported for Platygillellus altivelis
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