Urchin clingfish

The Urchin clingfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

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An Urchin clingfish (Diademichthys lineatus) swims in amongst the protection of a Sea Urchin on the ocean floor. Unlike most other clingfish, this fish is very active and spends most of its life swimming freely rather than clinging to its host. More

The Urchin Clingfish is also known as the Yellow Stripe Clingfish, and originates from the reefs of the Western Indian Ocean. Its slender body is reddish brown with a pair of yellow stripes that run the length of the fish. More

the urchin clingfish (Dellichthys morelandi)f040429: the urchin clingfish (Dellichthys morelandi), as its name suggests, is often found underneath sea urchins where also bugs of all kind shelter. More

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Common names

Diademik in Polish (polski)
Ezhovaya utochka in Russian (русский язык)
Hashinaga-uba-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Long-snout clingfish in English
Urchin clingfish in English
уточка ежевая in Russian (русский язык)
头冠喉盘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
線紋環盤魚 in Mandarin Chinese
线纹环盘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
頭冠喉盤魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Gobiesociformes
Family : Gobiesocidae
Genus : Diademichthys
Species : Diademichthys lineatus
Authority : Sauvage, 1883