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Family: Gobiesocidae Clingfishes and singleslits



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Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Acyrtops amplicirrus
[Flarenostril clingfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Acyrtops beryllinus (Hildebrand & Ginsburg, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Acyrtops beryllinus
[Emerald clingfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Acyrtus artius Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Acyrtus artius
[Papillate clingfish]



Westren Atlantic
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Acyrtus lanthanum Conway, Baldwin & White, 2014

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Acyrtus lanthanum
[Orange-spotted clingfish]



Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Acyrtus pauciradiatus Sampaio, de Anchieta, Nunes & Mendes, 2004

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Acyrtus pauciradiatus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Acyrtus rubiginosus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Burek, Joyce/Frank
 
Acyrtus rubiginosus
[Red clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Alabes bathys
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm TL

 
Alabes brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Alabes dorsalis
[Common shore-eel]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Alabes elongata Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Photo by Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Alabes elongata
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Alabes gibbosa Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Photo by Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Alabes gibbosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Alabes hoesei
[Dwarf shore-eel]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Alabes obtusirostris Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Photo by Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Alabes obtusirostris
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Alabes occidentalis Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Photo by Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Alabes occidentalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Alabes parvula
[Pygmy shore-eel]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Alabes scotti Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Photo by Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Alabes scotti
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Alabes springeri Hutchins, 2006

Photo by Photo by Springer, V.G.
 
Alabes springeri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Apletodon bacescui
[]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Apletodon barbatus Fricke, Wirtz & Brito, 2010

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apletodon barbatus
[Barbel clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Apletodon dentatus (Facciolà, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Horton, A.
 
Apletodon dentatus
[Small-headed clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Apletodon gabonensis Fricke & Wirtz, 2018

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apletodon gabonensis
[Gabon clingfish]



Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Apletodon incognitus Hofrichter & Patzner, 1997

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Apletodon incognitus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Apletodon pellegrini (Chabanaud, 1925)

Photo by Photo by Zsilavecz, G.
 
Apletodon pellegrini
[Chubby clingfish]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL
Apletodon wirtzi Fricke, 2007

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Apletodon wirtzi
[Sao Tomé clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Arcos decoris Briggs, 1969

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Arcos decoris
[Elegant clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Arcos erythrops (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Arcos erythrops
[Rockwall clingfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Arcos nudus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Arcos nudus
[Padded clingfish]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Arcos poecilophthalmos (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Arcos poecilophthalmos
[Galapagos clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Arcos rhodospilus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Arcos rhodospilus
[Rock clingfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Aspasma minima (Döderlein, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Aspasma minima
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 0.8 cm SL
Aspasmichthys alorensis Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Aspasmichthys alorensis
[Alor clingfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Aspasmichthys ciconiae (Jordan & Fowler, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Aspasmichthys ciconiae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Aspasmodes briggsi
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aspasmogaster costata (Ogilby, 1885)

Photo by Photo by Griffiths, S.
 
Aspasmogaster costata
[Eastern clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Aspasmogaster liorhyncha
[Smooth-snout clingfish]
No picture found


 
Aspasmogaster occidentalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Aspasmogaster tasmaniensis
[Tasmanian clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Barryichthys algicola
[Green rat clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Barryichthys hutchinsi
[Brown rat clingfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Briggsia hastingsi Craig & Randall, 2009

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Briggsia hastingsi
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chorisochismus dentex (Pallas, 1769)

Photo by Photo by Zsilavecz, G.
 
Chorisochismus dentex
[Rocksucker]
No picture found


 
Cochleoceps bassensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cochleoceps bicolor
[Western cleaner-clingfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Cochleoceps orientalis Hutchins, 1991

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Cochleoceps orientalis
[Eastern cleaner-clingfish]
No picture found


 
Cochleoceps spatula
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cochleoceps viridis
[Green clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Conidens laticephalus
[Broadhead clingfish]
No picture found


 
Conidens samoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Creocele cardinalis
[Broad clingfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Dellichthys morelandi Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Dellichthys morelandi
[Urchin clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Derilissus altifrons
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Derilissus kremnobates
[Whiskereye clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.1 cm SL

 
Derilissus lombardii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Derilissus nanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Derilissus vittiger
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Diademichthys lineatus (Sauvage, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diademichthys lineatus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Diplecogaster bimaculata (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Diplecogaster bimaculata
[Two-spotted clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Diplecogaster ctenocrypta Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Fricke, R.
 
Diplecogaster ctenocrypta
[]
No picture found


 
Diplecogaster euxinica
[]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Diplecogaster megalops Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Diplecogaster megalops
[Bigeye clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Diplecogaster pectoralis Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Diplecogaster pectoralis
[]



Eastern Atlantic Ocean, S
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Diplecogaster tonstricula Fricke, Wirtz & Brito, 2015

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplecogaster tonstricula
[Eastern Atlantic cleaner clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Diplocrepis puniceus
[Orange clingfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Discotrema crinophilum Briggs, 1976

Photo by Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Discotrema crinophilum
[Crinoid clingfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Discotrema monogrammum Craig & Randall, 2008

Photo by Photo by Brett, O.J. / www.tropicalfavourites.com
 
Discotrema monogrammum
[Oneline clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Discotrema zonatum
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Eckloniaichthys scylliorhiniceps Smith, 1943

Photo by Photo by Zsilavecz, G.
 
Eckloniaichthys scylliorhiniceps
[Weedsucker]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Gastrocyathus gracilis
[Slender clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gastrocymba quadriradiata
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Gastroscyphus hectoris (Günther, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Conway, K.W.
 
Gastroscyphus hectoris
[Hector's clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Gobiesox adustus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiesox adustus
[Panamic clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox aethus
[Clarion clingfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gobiesox barbatulus Starks, 1913

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Gobiesox barbatulus
[Lappetlip clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox canidens
[Socorro clingfish]



Central and South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède, 1800

Photo by Photo by Thode, K.
 
Gobiesox cephalus
[Clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox crassicorpus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific.

Gobiesox daedaleus Briggs, 1951

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiesox daedaleus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm TL

 
Gobiesox eugrammus
[Lined clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Gobiesox fluviatilis
[Mountain clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Gobiesox fulvus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Gobiesox juniperoserrai
[Peninsular clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Gobiesox juradoensis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Gobiesox lucayanus Briggs, 1963

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Gobiesox lucayanus
[Bahama skilletfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Gobiesox maeandricus (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Love, M.
 
Gobiesox maeandricus
[Northern clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Gobiesox marijeanae
[Lonely clingfish]



Southeast Pacific to Sout
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Gobiesox marmoratus Jenyns, 1842

Photo by Photo by Muñoz, G.
 
Gobiesox marmoratus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Gobiesox mexicanus
[Mexican clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox milleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Gobiesox multitentaculus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Gobiesox nigripinnis
[Blackfinned clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Gobiesox papillifer Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gobiesox papillifer
[Bearded clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Gobiesox pinniger
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Gobiesox potamius
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Gobiesox punctulatus (Poey, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Gobiesox punctulatus
[Stippled clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Gobiesox rhessodon
[California clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox schultzi
[Smoothlip clingfish]
No picture found


 
Gobiesox stenocephalus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Gobiesox strumosus Cope, 1870

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Gobiesox strumosus
[Skilletfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Gobiesox woodsi (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Gobiesox woodsi
[Woods' clingfish]



Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Gouania willdenowi (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Gouania willdenowi
[Blunt-snouted clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Gymnoscyphus ascitus
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Haplocylix littoreus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Conway, K.W.
 
Haplocylix littoreus
[Giant clingfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Kopua japonica Moore, Hutchins & Okamoto, 2012

Photo by Photo by Okamoto, M.
 
Kopua japonica
[Japanese deepwater clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Kopua kuiteri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Kopua nuimata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Lecanogaster chrysea
[]



Eastern Atlantic Ocean, S
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Lecanogaster gorgoniphila Fricke & Wirtz, 2017

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Lecanogaster gorgoniphila
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.1 cm SL
Lepadichthys akiko Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lepadichthys akiko
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Lepadichthys bolini Briggs, 1962

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Lepadichthys bolini
[Bolin's clingfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Lepadichthys caritus Briggs, 1969

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lepadichthys caritus
[Pale clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Lepadichthys coccinotaenia
[Eyestripe clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Lepadichthys ctenion
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Lepadichthys erythraeus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Lepadichthys frenatus Waite, 1904

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepadichthys frenatus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Lepadichthys lineatus Briggs, 1966

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lepadichthys lineatus
[Doubleline clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Lepadichthys minor
[Minor clingfish]
No picture found


 
Lepadichthys sandaracatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Lepadichthys springeri
[Springer's clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Lepadicyathus mendeleevi
[Mendeleev’s clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Lepadogaster candolii Risso, 1810

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Lepadogaster candolii
[Connemarra clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Lepadogaster lepadogaster (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Guerrieri, S.
 
Lepadogaster lepadogaster
[Shore clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Lepadogaster purpurea (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Furlan, B.
 
Lepadogaster purpurea
[Cornish sucker]
No picture found


 
Liobranchia stria
[Minute clingfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Lissonanchus lusheri Smith, 1966

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lissonanchus lusheri
[Streaky clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Modicus minimus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Modicus tangaroa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Nettorhamphos radula
[Duckbilled clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Opeatogenys cadenati
[]



Endemic in Mediterranean
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Opeatogenys gracilis (Canestrini, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Opeatogenys gracilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Parvicrepis parvipinnis
[Little clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Pherallodichthys meshimaensis
[]
No picture found


 
Pherallodiscus funebris
[Northern fraildisc clingfish]
No picture found


 
Pherallodiscus varius
[Southern fraildisc clingfish]



Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Pherallodus indicus (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pherallodus indicus
[Smalldisc clingfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Pherallodus smithi Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Pherallodus smithi
[Mini-clingfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Posidonichthys hutchinsi Briggs, 1993

Photo by Photo by Saunders, B.
 
Posidonichthys hutchinsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Propherallodus briggsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Protogobiesox asymmetricus
[Asymmetrical deep-water clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Rimicola cabrilloi
[Channel Islands clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm TL

 
Rimicola dimorpha
[Southern clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm TL

 
Rimicola eigenmanni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Rimicola muscarum
[Kelp clingfish]
No picture found


 
Rimicola sila
[Guadalupe clingfish]
No picture found


 
Sicyases brevirostris
[]
No picture found


 
Sicyases hildebrandi
[]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Sicyases sanguineus Müller & Troschel, 1843

Photo by Photo by Cáceres, R.
 
Sicyases sanguineus
[]
No picture found


 
Tomicodon absitus
[Distant clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Tomicodon abuelorum
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Tomicodon australis Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Tomicodon australis
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm TL
Tomicodon bidens Briggs, 1969

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Tomicodon bidens
[Bifid clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Tomicodon boehlkei Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Tomicodon boehlkei
[Cortez clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Tomicodon briggsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Tomicodon chilensis
[Smallsucker clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Tomicodon clarkei
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Tomicodon cryptus Williams & Tyler, 2003

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Tomicodon cryptus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Tomicodon eos (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Tomicodon eos
[Rosy clingfish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Tomicodon fasciatus (Peters, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Tomicodon fasciatus
[Barred clingfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Tomicodon humeralis (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Tomicodon humeralis
[Sonora clingfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Tomicodon lavettsmithi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Tomicodon leurodiscus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific

Tomicodon myersi Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Tomicodon myersi
[Blackstripe clingfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Tomicodon petersii (Garman, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Tomicodon petersii
[Peter's clingfish]
No picture found


 
Tomicodon prodomus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Tomicodon reitzae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Tomicodon rhabdotus
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Tomicodon rupestris (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Tomicodon rupestris
[]
No picture found


 
Tomicodon vermiculatus
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm NG
Tomicodon zebra (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Tomicodon zebra
[Zebra clingfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Trachelochismus melobesia Phillipps, 1927

Photo by Photo by Conway, K.W.
 
Trachelochismus melobesia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Trachelochismus pinnulatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.1 cm SL
Unguitrema nigrum Frivke, 2014

Photo by Photo by Fricke, R.
 
Unguitrema nigrum
[Black crinoid clingfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acyrtops amplicirrus Flarenostril clingfish Western Atlantic 1.9 SL 1955
Acyrtops beryllinus Emerald clingfish Western Atlantic 2.5 TL 1927
Acyrtus artius Papillate clingfish Western Atlantic 3 SL 1955
Acyrtus lanthanum Orange-spotted clingfish Westren Atlantic 2.4 SL 2014
Acyrtus pauciradiatus Southwestern Atlantic 1.6 SL 2004
Acyrtus rubiginosus Red clingfish Western Atlantic 3.5 TL 1868
Alabes bathys Eastern Indian Ocean 3.9 SL 2006
Alabes brevis Eastern Indian Ocean 2.3 TL 1976
Alabes dorsalis Common shore-eel Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL 1845
Alabes elongata Eastern Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 2004
Alabes gibbosa Eastern Indian Ocean 9.1 SL 2004
Alabes hoesei Dwarf shore-eel Indo-West Pacific 4.5 TL 1976
Alabes obtusirostris Eastern Indian Ocean 4.6 SL 2004
Alabes occidentalis Eastern Indian Ocean 4 SL 2004
Alabes parvula Pygmy shore-eel Southwest Pacific 5 TL 1909
Alabes scotti Southwest Pacific 4.8 SL 2004
Alabes springeri Southwest Pacific 3.1 SL 2006
Apletodon bacescui Europe 3.6 SL 1940
Apletodon barbatus Barbel clingfish Eastern Central Atlantic 1.4 SL 2010
Apletodon dentatus Small-headed clingfish Eastern Atlantic 4 SL 1887
Apletodon gabonensis Gabon clingfish Eastern Atlantic 2.0 SL 2018
Apletodon incognitus Mediterranean Sea 2.7 SL 1997
Apletodon pellegrini Chubby clingfish Eastern Atlantic 5 TL 1925
Apletodon wirtzi Sao Tomé clingfish Eastern Central Atlantic 1.4 SL 2007
Arcos decoris Elegant clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 2.8 SL 1969
Arcos erythrops Rockwall clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 3.5 SL 1882
Arcos nudus Padded clingfish Western Atlantic 9 TL 1758
Arcos poecilophthalmos Galapagos clingfish Southeast Pacific 5 TL 1842
Arcos rhodospilus Rock clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 5 TL 1864
Aspasma minima Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1887
Aspasmichthys alorensis Alor clingfish Western Pacific 0.8 SL 2012
Aspasmichthys ciconiae Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1902
Aspasmodes briggsi Western Indian Ocean 2.5 SL 1957
Aspasmogaster costata Eastern clingfish Southwest Pacific 5 TL 1885
Aspasmogaster liorhyncha Smooth-snout clingfish Indo-Pacific 4.5 TL 1955
Aspasmogaster occidentalis Eastern Indian Ocean 1984
Aspasmogaster tasmaniensis Tasmanian clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL 1861
Barryichthys algicola Green rat clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 2.1 SL 2019
Barryichthys hutchinsi Brown rat clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 1.9 SL 2019
Briggsia hastingsi Indian Ocean 2.2 SL 2009
Chorisochismus dentex Rocksucker Southeast Atlantic 30 TL 1769
Cochleoceps bassensis Eastern Indian Ocean 1983
Cochleoceps bicolor Western cleaner-clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7 TL 1991
Cochleoceps orientalis Eastern cleaner-clingfish Southwest Pacific 5.5 TL 1991
Cochleoceps spatula Eastern Indian Ocean 1861
Cochleoceps viridis Green clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 5 TL 1991
Conidens laticephalus Broadhead clingfish Northwest Pacific 4 SL 1909
Conidens samoensis Pacific 1906
Creocele cardinalis Broad clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1882
Dellichthys morelandi Urchin clingfish Southwest Pacific 7 TL 1955
Derilissus altifrons Western Atlantic 1.7 SL 1971
Derilissus kremnobates Whiskereye clingfish Western Central Atlantic 2.8 SL 1970
Derilissus lombardii Western Atlantic 1.1 SL 2012
Derilissus nanus Western Central Atlantic 1.4 SL 1969
Derilissus vittiger Western Central Atlantic 1.9 SL 1970
Diademichthys lineatus Western Indian Ocean 5 TL 1883
Diplecogaster bimaculata Two-spotted clingfish Eastern Atlantic 6 SL 1788
Diplecogaster ctenocrypta Eastern Atlantic 1.7 SL 1955
Diplecogaster euxinica The Black Sea. 1964
Diplecogaster megalops Bigeye clingfish Southeast Atlantic and We 3.4 TL 1955
Diplecogaster pectoralis Eastern Atlantic 2.2 SL 1955
Diplecogaster tonstricula Eastern Atlantic cleaner clingfish Eastern Atlantic Ocean, S 2.3 SL 2015
Diplocrepis puniceus Orange clingfish Southwest Pacific 12.5 SL 1846
Discotrema crinophilum Crinoid clingfish Western Pacific 5 SL 1976
Discotrema monogrammum Oneline clingfish Indo-Pacific 2.3 SL 2008
Discotrema zonatum Western Central Pacific 2.3 SL 2008
Eckloniaichthys scylliorhiniceps Weedsucker Southeast Atlantic 3.5 TL 1943
Gastrocyathus gracilis Slender clingfish Southwest Pacific 4.5 TL 1955
Gastrocymba quadriradiata Southwest Pacific 1926
Gastroscyphus hectoris Hector's clingfish Southwest Pacific 6.4 SL 1876
Gobiesox adustus Panamic clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1882
Gobiesox aethus Clarion clingfish Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox barbatulus Lappetlip clingfish Western Atlantic 8 TL 1913
Gobiesox canidens Socorro clingfish Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox cephalus Clingfish Central and South America 15 SL 1800
Gobiesox crassicorpus Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox daedaleus Eastern Central Pacific. 1951
Gobiesox eugrammus Lined clingfish Eastern Pacific 5.7 TL 1955
Gobiesox fluviatilis Mountain clingfish Central America 5.9 SL 1960
Gobiesox fulvus Central America 9.1 SL 1907
Gobiesox juniperoserrai Peninsular clingfish North America 10.5 SL 1996
Gobiesox juradoensis South America 11.5 SL 1944
Gobiesox lucayanus Bahama skilletfish Western Atlantic 6 TL 1963
Gobiesox maeandricus Northern clingfish Eastern Pacific 16 TL 1858
Gobiesox marijeanae Lonely clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.4 SL 1960
Gobiesox marmoratus Southeast Pacific to Sout 8.9 TL 1842
Gobiesox mexicanus Mexican clingfish North America 6.9 SL 1960
Gobiesox milleri Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Gobiesox multitentaculus South America 6.3 SL 1951
Gobiesox nigripinnis Blackfinned clingfish Western Central Atlantic 6 SL 1859
Gobiesox papillifer Bearded clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.7 TL 1890
Gobiesox pinniger Eastern Central Pacific 10.2 SL 1890
Gobiesox potamius Central America 8 SL 1955
Gobiesox punctulatus Stippled clingfish Western Atlantic 6.3 TL 1876
Gobiesox rhessodon California clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 6.4 TL 1881
Gobiesox schultzi Smoothlip clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1951
Gobiesox stenocephalus Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Gobiesox strumosus Skilletfish Western Atlantic 8 TL 1870
Gobiesox woodsi Woods' clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 4.8 TL 1944
Gouania willdenowi Blunt-snouted clingfish Mediterranean Sea 5 TL 1810
Gymnoscyphus ascitus Western Central Atlantic 3.1 SL 1970
Haplocylix littoreus Giant clingfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1801
Kopua japonica Japanese deepwater clingfish Northwest Pacific 3.0 SL 2012
Kopua kuiteri Pacific 2.6 SL 1991
Kopua nuimata Southwest Pacific 2.7 SL 1984
Lecanogaster chrysea Eastern Atlantic 2.1 SL 1957
Lecanogaster gorgoniphila Eastern Atlantic Ocean, S 2.7 SL 2017
Lepadichthys akiko Western Pacific 1.1 SL 2012
Lepadichthys bolini Bolin's clingfish Western Pacific 3 SL 1962
Lepadichthys caritus Pale clingfish Indo-West Pacific 3 TL 1969
Lepadichthys coccinotaenia Eyestripe clingfish Western Indian Ocean 5 TL 1921
Lepadichthys ctenion Western Indian Ocean 3.8 SL 1963
Lepadichthys erythraeus Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL 1963
Lepadichthys frenatus Western Pacific 5.7 SL 1904
Lepadichthys lineatus Doubleline clingfish Indo-West Pacific 4.5 TL 1966
Lepadichthys minor Minor clingfish Western Indian Ocean 2.5 TL 1955
Lepadichthys sandaracatus Eastern Indian Ocean 1943
Lepadichthys springeri Springer's clingfish Western Central Pacific 2.6 SL 2001
Lepadicyathus mendeleevi Mendeleev’s clingfish Western Pacific 1.5 SL 2005
Lepadogaster candolii Connemarra clingfish Eastern Atlantic 7.5 SL 1810
Lepadogaster lepadogaster Shore clingfish Eastern Atlantic 6.5 SL 1788
Lepadogaster purpurea Cornish sucker Eastern Atlantic 7.5 SL 1788
Liobranchia stria Minute clingfish Western Central Pacific 1955
Lissonanchus lusheri Streaky clingfish Western Indian Ocean 2.1 SL 1966
Modicus minimus Southwest Pacific 3.4 SL 1983
Modicus tangaroa Southwest Pacific 3 SL 1983
Nettorhamphos radula Duckbilled clingfish Eastern Indian Ocean 4.0 SL 2017
Opeatogenys cadenati Eastern Atlantic 2.1 SL 1957
Opeatogenys gracilis Endemic in Mediterranean 3 TL 1864
Parvicrepis parvipinnis Little clingfish Indo-Pacific 3 TL 1906
Pherallodichthys meshimaensis Western Pacific 3 TL 1983
Pherallodiscus funebris Northern fraildisc clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1890
Pherallodiscus varius Southern fraildisc clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Pherallodus indicus Smalldisc clingfish Western Central Pacific. 3 SL 1913
Pherallodus smithi Mini-clingfish Western Indian Ocean 1.9 SL 1955
Posidonichthys hutchinsi Eastern Indian Ocean 2.0 SL 1993
Propherallodus briggsi Northwest Pacific 3 SL 1983
Protogobiesox asymmetricus Asymmetrical deep-water clingfish Western Pacific 6 SL 2016
Rimicola cabrilloi Channel Islands clingfish Eastern Pacific 3.3 SL 2002
Rimicola dimorpha Southern clingfish Eastern Pacific 3.2 TL 1955
Rimicola eigenmanni Eastern Pacific 5.7 TL 1890
Rimicola muscarum Kelp clingfish Eastern Pacific 7 TL 1895
Rimicola sila Guadalupe clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Sicyases brevirostris Southeast Pacific 1848
Sicyases hildebrandi Southeast Pacific 1944
Sicyases sanguineus Southeast Pacific 8.4 TL 1843
Tomicodon absitus Distant clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Tomicodon abuelorum Eastern Central Pacific 3.3 SL 1990
Tomicodon australis Southwest Atlantic 2.7 SL 1955
Tomicodon bidens Bifid clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 2.8 TL 1969
Tomicodon boehlkei Cortez clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1955
Tomicodon briggsi Western Central Atlantic 1.7 SL 2003
Tomicodon chilensis Smallsucker clingfish Eastern Pacific 5 TL 1846
Tomicodon clarkei Western Central Atlantic 1.4 SL 2003
Tomicodon cryptus Western Central Atlantic 1.9 SL 2003
Tomicodon eos Rosy clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL 1882
Tomicodon fasciatus Barred clingfish Western Central Atlantic 5.1 SL 1859
Tomicodon humeralis Sonora clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 8.5 TL 1890
Tomicodon lavettsmithi Western Central Atlantic 2.7 SL 2003
Tomicodon leurodiscus Western Central Atlantic 1.9 SL 2003
Tomicodon myersi Blackstripe clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Tomicodon petersii Peter's clingfish Eastern Pacific 3.5 TL 1875
Tomicodon prodomus Southeast Pacific 1969
Tomicodon reitzae Western Central Atlantic 3.5 SL 2001
Tomicodon rhabdotus Western Central Atlantic 3.8 SL 1969
Tomicodon rupestris Western Central Atlantic 2.7 SL 1860
Tomicodon vermiculatus Eastern Central Pacific 1955
Tomicodon zebra Zebra clingfish Eastern Central Pacific 6 NG 1882
Trachelochismus melobesia Southwest Pacific 5 TL 1927
Trachelochismus pinnulatus Southwest Pacific 10 TL 1801
Unguitrema nigrum Black crinoid clingfish Western Pacific 1.1 SL 2014



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