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Lepadogaster candolii

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Gobiesocidae
Genus  Lepadogaster
Order  Gobiesociformes
Class  Actinopterygii
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Lepadogaster, Shore clingfish, Bucchich's goby, Risso’s dragonet, Pointed‑snout wrasse

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Lepadogaster candolii, common name Connemarra clingfish, is a species of fish in the Lepadogaster genus. It occurs in the Eastern Atlantic from the British Isles (off the coast of Western Scotland and South-West England and Ireland) south to Madeira and the Canary Islands and into the western Mediterranean and the Black Sea. The specific name candolii has various spellings: candolii, candolei, candollei, and decandollii, but only the first one is correct.


L. candolii is considered a euryecious species, meaning that it has a broad variety of living conditions and habitats that it prefers. L. candolii most often inhabit small cavities in the underwater rock face, boulder fields, and seagrass meadows. L. candolii can reach up to 7.5 cm in length and shares many similarities with L. lepadogaster. Like the Lepadogaster other species, L. candolii has a flattened body and bilateral symmetry. Unlike L. lepadogaster that has a triangular shaped head, L. candolii has a more rounded head and rounded fins.

Lepadogaster candolii


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