The Clingfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Clingfishes are fishes of the family Gobiesocidae. Most species are marine, being found in shallow waters of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are bottom-dwelling fishes; some species shelter in sea urchins or crinoids. 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

clingfish definition cling·fish (kliŋ′fis̸h′) noun pl. More

clingfish often lie low in tide pools, hiding under rocks. There, they use their pelvic fins like suction cups to cling tightly to rocks or blades of kelp even in strong currents or crashing waves. A clingfish's suction cup does double duty. More

The Yellow Stripe Clingfish also preys upon parasitic bivalves that attack various species of corals. More

Clingfish are about 100 species of small, ray-finned bony fish found primarily in tropical marine waters. They belong to the family Gobiesocidae in the order Gobiesociformes. More

Zebra Clingfish Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

The shore clingfish, Lepadogaster lepadogaster, is a clingfish of the family Gobiesocidae, found in the eastern Atlantic from Ireland and western Britain, where it is more commonly known as the Cornish lumpsucker, and the Mediterranean, between latitudes 46° N and 30° N. More

Shore Clingfish in Google Images * Lepadogaster lepadogaster in Google Images Search the Web: More about these sites . More

closeup of clingfish suction disc05062206: closeup of clingfish suction disc of a lumpfish stuck to an aquarium window shows the large breastfin (pectoral) and modified hipfins (pelvic). More

Common names

Chupapiedra in Spanish (español)
Clingfish in English
河口喉盘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
河口喉盘鱼 in Unknown
河口喉盤魚 in Mandarin Chinese
河口喉盤魚 in Unknown

Order : Gobiesociformes
Family : Gobiesocidae
Genus : Gobiesox
Species : Gobiesox potamius
Authority : Briggs, 1955