Scientific Name
Conidens laticephalus  
Conidens laticephalus黑紋錐齒喉盤魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Tanaka, 1909) Depth 1 - 10M
Chinese 黑紋錐齒喉盤魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 喉盤魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F452 Gobiesocidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黑紋錐齒喉盤魚 
Max Length 4 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 跳海仔、姥姥魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、LanI Is. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Izu, Japan 
Synonyms Aspasma laticephala, Conidens lacticephalus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  Tanaka, S. 1909 鹽垣優, 道津喜衛 1971 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0070990. NMMSTP00720. NTMP0039. NTOUP200801-012. NTUM01051. NTUM01052. NTUM01053. NTUM01054. NTUM01055. NTUM01056. NTUM01058. NTUM01059. NTUM01060. NTUM01061. NTUM01062. NTUM01063. NTUM01064. NTUM01065. NTUM01066. NTUM01067. NTUM01069. NTUM01070. NTUM01071. NTUM01072. NTUM01073. NTUM01074. NTUM01075. NTUM01076. NTUM01077. NTUM01080. NTUM01081. NTUM01082. NTUM01083. NTUM01084. NTUM01085. NTUM01086. NTUM01087. ...List all 39 records... 
Common Name Clingfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body anteriorly depressed, posteriorly subcylindrical to compressed. Eyes generally large, located dorsolaterally. Snout short. Mouth small, posterior end of upper jaw reaching middle of eye. A single short dorsal fin located posteriorly, usually positioned directly above anal fin, dorsal fin with 8 soft rays and anal fin with 6 soft rays,both fins near caudal fin, but not connected to it; pectoral fins moderate sized, with rounded border, modified to support ventral sucking disc; pelvic fins modified to forma sucking disc on breast, sucking disc double type; caudal fin rounded. Skin scaleless, covered with a thick layer of mucous; lower jaw with 3 pairs of mandibular canal pores and 3 pairs of preopercular canal pores. Colour black even in preserved specimens.
habitats Occurs in rocky shores. 
Distribution Distributed in the Northwest Pacific from southern Japan and Taiwan. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part.  
Utility No commercial value.