FANDOM


The Small-headed Clingfish (Apleton dentatus) can grow to 4cm.

IdentificationEdit

A very small flattened fish with a triangular head. A single dorsal fin at the rear of the body opposite the anal fin. Pelvic fins fused into a suction cup. Variable bright colours, often an olive green with a white band across the head when looking down from above and a stripe through the eye.

Similar species:Edit

Two-spotted Clingfish (Diplecogaster bimaculata) has a broader head.

BreedingEdit

Spring

HabitatEdit

Kelp holdfasts.

FoodEdit

Small crustaceans (probably)

RangeEdit

South and west of the British Isles. No BMLSS records from the east coast.

ReferencesEdit

The Aquarium Project

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.