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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae Clingfishes and singleslits
Subfamily: Gobiesocinae
Genus: Lepadichthys

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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lepadichthys akiko
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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
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Lepadichthys frenatus Waite, 1904

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepadichthys frenatus
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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]
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Lepadichthys sandaracatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Lepadichthys springeri
[Springer's clingfish]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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