Lepadichthys minor Briggs, 1955
Minor clingfish
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Family:  Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits), subfamily: Gobiesocinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 0 - 4 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Reunion. Pacific Ocean: Indonesia to Tonga and the Cook Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Blunt knobs on 2nd gill arch; upper attachment of gill membrane opposite 12th - 15th P ray. Disc length 5.1 - 5.3 in SL.
Biology:  Occurs in tide pools of benches and outer reef flats (Ref. 1602).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 March 2015 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.04.96
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 05.06.15

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