Scientific Name
Neoclinus nudus  
Neoclinus nudus裸新熱鳚
by: Yi-Lang Jheng
Author Stephens & Springer, 1971 Depth 2 - 5M
Chinese 裸新熱鳚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 煙管鳚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F450 Chaenopsidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 裸新熱鳚 
Max Length 5.2 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 旗鳚、狗鰷 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North、North East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Cove just south of Yeh-Liu, 25°12'N, 121°41'E, Taiwan, South China Sea, 4 m 
Reference Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Stephens, J.S. etc. 1971 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056549. USNM00205217Holotype. USNM00205218Paratype.  
Common Name Pikeblenny; tubeblenny; flagblenny 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate. Cirri usually present above eye, arranged in 2-3 rows; occipital region absent. Body covered with very thin cycloid scales, often fused with skin; lateral line short, continues to apex of pectoral fin.Dorsal fin long, with XXIV to XXVI spines and 16 yo 18 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 28 yo 30 soft rays. Coloration variable individually, no black spot between 1st and 2nd dorsal spines.
habitats Inhabits rocky reefs near low tide mark. 
Distribution Distributed in the Northwest Pacific from Okinawa Island, Japan and Taiwan. It is found in northeastern and northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.