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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Clinidae Clinids

Genus: Heteroclinus

(See list of species below)



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16 species
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Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus adelaidae
[Adelaide's weedfish]
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Heteroclinus antinectes
[Natal weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus eckloniae
[Kelp weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus equiradiatus
[Sevenbar weedfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Heteroclinus heptaeolus (Ogilby, 1885)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroclinus heptaeolus
[Ogilby's weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus johnstoni
[Johnston's weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Heteroclinus kuiteri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus macrophthalmus
[Large-eye weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus marmoratus
[Slender weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus nasutus
[Large-nose weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus perspicillatus
[Common weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus puellarum
[Little weedfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Heteroclinus roseus (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Heteroclinus roseus
[Rosy weedfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Heteroclinus tristis (Klunzinger, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Groeneveld, R.
 
Heteroclinus tristis
[Sharp-nose weedfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Heteroclinus whiteleggii
[Banded weedfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Heteroclinus wilsoni (Lucas, 1891)

Photo by Photo by Lee, D.
 
Heteroclinus wilsoni
[Wilson's weedfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Heteroclinus adelaidae Adelaide's weedfish Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1872
Heteroclinus antinectes Natal weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 1861
Heteroclinus eckloniae Kelp weedfish Indo-West Pacific southe 11 TL 1970
Heteroclinus equiradiatus Sevenbar weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 9.7 TL 1960
Heteroclinus heptaeolus Ogilby's weedfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1885
Heteroclinus johnstoni Johnston's weedfish Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1886
Heteroclinus kuiteri Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL 2006
Heteroclinus macrophthalmus Large-eye weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1976
Heteroclinus marmoratus Slender weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 14 TL 1872
Heteroclinus nasutus Large-nose weedfish Southwest Pacific 9 TL 1861
Heteroclinus perspicillatus Common weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL 1836
Heteroclinus puellarum Little weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1955
Heteroclinus roseus Rosy weedfish Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1861
Heteroclinus tristis Sharp-nose weedfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1872
Heteroclinus whiteleggii Banded weedfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1894
Heteroclinus wilsoni Wilson's weedfish Eastern Indian Ocean 14 TL 1891



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