Lepadichthys frenatus, Lord Howe Is, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Small pale clingfish with a dark red stripe from tip of snout through eye to mid-operculum. Typically live at the base of large Centrostephanus sea urchins.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.1-29.5°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (20% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.