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

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Salesjö, A.

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

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Diplecogaster ctenocrypta
[]

Photo by SFSA

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

Photo by SFSA
 
Diplecogaster megalops
[Bigeye clingfish]

Photo by Reiner, F.

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

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Diplecogaster pectoralis
[]
4 Species of Family Gobiesocidae with Genus Diplecogaster
(Clingfishes and singleslits)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1788 Diplecogaster bimaculata Two-spotted clingfish Eastern Atlantic 6 SL
1955 Diplecogaster ctenocrypta Eastern Atlantic 1.7 SL
1955 Diplecogaster megalops Bigeye clingfish Southeast Atlantic and We 3.4 TL
1955 Diplecogaster pectoralis Eastern Atlantic 2.2 SL



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