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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae Clingfishes and singleslits
Subfamily: Lepadogastrinae
Genus: Diplecogaster

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Diplecogaster bimaculata (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Diplecogaster bimaculata
[Two-spotted clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL
Diplecogaster ctenocrypta Briggs, 1955

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Diplecogaster ctenocrypta
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Diplecogaster euxinica
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Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Diplecogaster megalops Briggs, 1955

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Diplecogaster megalops
[Bigeye clingfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Diplecogaster pectoralis Briggs, 1955

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Diplecogaster pectoralis
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Eastern Atlantic Ocean, S
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Diplecogaster tonstricula Fricke, Wirtz & Brito, 2015

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Diplecogaster tonstricula
[Eastern Atlantic cleaner clingfish]
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Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Diplecogaster umutturali
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplecogaster bimaculata Two-spotted clingfish Eastern Atlantic 6 SL 1788
Diplecogaster ctenocrypta Eastern Atlantic 1.7 SL 1955
Diplecogaster euxinica The Black Sea. 1964
Diplecogaster megalops Bigeye clingfish Southeast Atlantic and We 3.4 TL 1955
Diplecogaster pectoralis Eastern Atlantic 2.2 SL 1955
Diplecogaster tonstricula Eastern Atlantic cleaner clingfish Eastern Atlantic Ocean, S 2.3 SL 2015
Diplecogaster umutturali Mediterranean Sea 2.7 SL 2017



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