To Cling or not to cling-That is the question...


Taken St. John. This "fish" was clingin to rocks and would be both exposed to the air and then submerged again when the waves came in and went out.

There were a couple of them, quite small, perhaps an inch or so long.

Just a snorkeler-Barb

Tomicodon clingfish

There is a species complex of "long" clingfishes, often with dark bars like these- all in the genus Tomicodon. The species are not well worked out. 

Thank you, Ben

Wonderful! I was wondering if I had stumped everyone.You are right, there doesn't seem to be much detailed information regarding the various species of the family. I do appreciate the effort. It's always exciting to discover something new.


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