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The Kelpfish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

The large kelpfish, Chironemus marmoratus, is a kelpfish of the genus Chironemus, found in southern Australia, and between North Cape and East Cape on the North Island of New Zealand, in depths down to 30 m. Their length is between 25 and 40 cm. More

The kelpfishes are a family of perciform fishes, native to coastal Australia and New Zealand. The name is from Greek cheir meaning "hands" and nema meaning "thread". More

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Juan Fernández kelpfish fauna and evidence for frequent and unidirectional dispersal of cirrhitoid fishes across the South Pacific. More

hardly expect to find kelpfish in warmer tropical waters where coral rather than kelp forests dominate. Giant kelpfish are not really giant, just much larger than the other species of kelpfish in our area. More

A few months ago I happened upon a giant kelpfish male and his seaweed nest hidden in a shallow recess in the Dive Park. Ever since then when I'm in that area, I've stopped by to observe this nest and the tending male's behavior. More

Giant kelpfish "Heterostichus rostratus" stick close to kelp forest of the Pacific ocean. Their bodies are shaped and colored to help them blend in with the kelp forest. More

Common names

kelpfish in English
kelpfish in Unknown
美形吉氏胎鳚 in Chinese (中文)
美形吉氏胎鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Clinidae
Genus : Gibbonsia
Species : Gibbonsia evides
Authority : Jordan & Gilbert, 1883