Chubby clingfish

The Chubby clingfish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

* Chubby clingfish, Apletodon pellegrini (Chabanaud, 1925). * Apletodon wirtzi Fricke, 2007. * Genus Arcos * Elegant clingfish, Arcos decoris Briggs, 1969. More

Chubby clingfish, Apletodon pellegrini (Chabanaud, 1925) ... Shore clingfish, Lepadogaster lepadogaster (Bonnaterre, 1788) ... 7 llss0767.sgm ... Cyclopteridae 129 Lepadogaster 129 90 intermedius 89 microcephalus 91 ... More

Eggs of the small chubby clingfish Apletodon pellegrini can be found with moderate ease, under shells on sandy areas. Eggs of the much larger rocksucker Chorisochismus dentex are seen much less often. More

The small chubby clingfish, which reaches a mere 5 cm, can be found under shells on rubble sand bottoms. Turning shells over often reveals an adult with its offspring in small, transparent eggs, the eyes of the young clearly visible. More

Common names

Buttet dobbeltsuger in Danish (dansk)
Chubby clingfish in English
Chupa-sangue in Portuguese (Português)
Clingfish in English
Peixe ventosa in Portuguese (Português)
Pokkel-suiervis in Afrikaans
Sugador in Portuguese (Português)
佩氏圆喉盘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
佩氏圓喉盤魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gobiesociformes
Family : Gobiesocidae
Genus : Apletodon
Species : Apletodon pellegrini
Authority : Chabanaud, 1925