Kelp klipfish

The Kelp klipfish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

Kelp klipfish are one of the rarer species of klipfish. Secretive, they generally hide within thick seaweed, and prefer not to be in the open. As with many other klipfishes, its colouration is highly variable. More

It is a juvenile kelp klipfish, Clinus rotundifrons, one of the rarer klipfishes. For more details click here. Added 1 October Question by Peter Southwood. More

Common names

Bamboes-klipvis in Afrikaans
Kelp klipfish in English
薄唇草鳚 in Chinese (中文)
薄唇草鳚 in Mandarin Chinese
裸眶胎鳚 in Chinese (中文)
裸眶胎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Clinidae
Genus : Clinus
Species : Clinus rotundifrons
Authority : Barnard, 1937