Oneline Clingfish (Discotrema monogrammum)

Also known as Crinoid Clingfish, One-stripe Clingfish, Sea Lily Clingfish


Also known as Crinoid Clingfish, Onestripe Clingfish, Sea Lily Clingfish.

Found singly or in pairs, hiding in the arms of crinoids, blending in to match their host crinoid, over coastal and inner protected reefs.
They feed on tiny crustaceans.
Length - 2.3cm
Depth - 6-20m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Clingfish are bottom dwelling fish often associated with sea urchins. Often tiny fishes of less than 6cm.
Their skin is smooth and scale-less and covered in a layer of mucus for protection, and some can change colour if threatened. Ref:


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