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Ophiclinops pardalis  (McCulloch & Waite, 1918)

Spotted snake blenny
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Clinidae (Clinids)
Etymology: Ophiclinops: Greek, ophis = serpent + Greek, klinein, kline = sloping and bed, due to the four apophyses of sphenoid bone + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33839)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 52 - 55; Dorsal soft rays (total): 1; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 38 - 41. Remarks: pectorals tiny, less length than eye diameter.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found within weed litter at the base and amongst roots of seagrass.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

Gomon, M.F., C.J.M. Glover and R.H. Kuiter (eds.), 1994. The fishes of Australia's south coast. State Print, Adelaide. 992 p. (Ref. 33839)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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