Lepadogaster candolii Risso, 1810
Connemarra clingfish
Lepadogaster candolii
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits), subfamily: Lepadogastrinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to the Canary Islands including western Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in the lower intertidal zone with the algae Himanthalia and Laminaria (Ref. 4489).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.10.90
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 24.07.03
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 27.08.94

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