Image: Western Cleaner Clingfish at Rapid Bay

Western Cleaner Clingfish at Rapid Bay

A Western Cleaner Clingfish at a depth of 6 m, Rapid Bay Jetty, South Australia, 14 May 2010.

Photographer:
Phil Mercurio
Rights:
© Phil Mercurio

Notes

The Western Cleaner Clingfish looks similar to the Eastern Cleaner Clingfish.  The latter has less regular blue bars on the back and lacks the bluish colouration on the tail.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Cochleoceps orientalis, Western Cleaner Clingfish, Gobiesocidae, pink, red, orange,