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

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

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

Photo by Reiner, F.

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

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Lepadogaster lepadogaster
[Shore clingfish]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

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

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Lepadogaster purpurea
[Cornish sucker]
3 Species of Family Gobiesocidae with Genus Lepadogaster
(Clingfishes and singleslits)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1810 Lepadogaster candolii Connemarra clingfish Eastern Atlantic 7.5 SL
1788 Lepadogaster lepadogaster Shore clingfish Eastern Atlantic 6.5 SL
1788 Lepadogaster purpurea Cornish sucker Eastern Atlantic 7.5 SL



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