Scientific Name
Lepadichthys frenatus  
Lepadichthys frenatus黃連鰭喉盤魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Waite, 1904 Depth 1 - 15M
Chinese 黃連鰭喉盤魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 喉盤魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F452 Gobiesocidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 連鰭喉盤魚 
Max Length 5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 跳海仔、姥姥魚 
Distribution in World Japan to Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、PonFu、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Lord Howe Is. 
Synonyms Aspasma misakia, Lepidichthys frenatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2006)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057057. ASIZP0057058. ASIZP0069644. ASIZP0080237. NMMBP05501. NMMBP05503. NTUM01001. NTUM01002. NTUM01003. NTUM01004. NTUM01005. NTUM01006. NTUM01007. NTUM01008. NTUM01009. NTUM01010. NTUM01011. NTUM01012. NTUM01013. NTUM01014. NTUM01015. NTUM01016. NTUM01017. NTUM01018. NTUM01019. NTUM01020. NTUM01021. NTUM01022. NTUM01023. NTUM01024. NTUM01025. NTUM01026. NTUM01027. NTUM01028. NTUM01029. NTUM01030. NTUM01031. ...List all 60 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 not so long. Mouth small. A single short dorsal fin located posteriorly, usually positioned directly above anal fin, dorsal fin with 16 or 17 soft rays and anal fin with 12 to 14 soft rays,both fins near caudal fin, and connected to it by membrane; pectoral fins moderate sized, with rounded border, modified to support ventral sucking disc; pelvic fins modified to forma sucking disc on breast, sucking disc single type; caudal fin rounded. Skin scaleless, covered with a thick layer of mucous; lower jaw without mandibular canal pores and 3 pairs of preopercular canal pores. Colour yellowish brown with a short dark stripes through eye.
habitats Found on tidepools of rocky and coral reefs, rocky reefs shallower than 6 m depth. 
Distribution Distributed in the Western Pacific from southern Japan to Australia. Reported from Norfolk Island. It is found in southern, northeastern and northern Taiwanese waters, and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.