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Tomicodon leurodiscus  Williams & Tyler, 2003

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiesociformes (Clingfishes) > Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits) > Gobiesocinae
Etymology: Tomicodon: Greek, tomikos, -e, -on = that is useful for cutting (Ref. 45335);  leurodiscus: From the Greek leuros, meaning plate, and the Latin discus, meaning smooth, in reference to the smooth anterior margin of the pelvic disk (Ref. 50106).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 5 - 14 m (Ref. 50106).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Atlantic: Tobago, Antigua, and the US Virgin Islands.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 50106)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal soft rays: 6; Vertebrae: 30

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from vertical rock walls (Ref. 50106).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

Williams, J.T. and J.C. Tyler, 2003. Revision of the western Atlantic clingfishes of the genus Tomicodon (Gobiesocidae), with descriptions of five new species. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 621:1-26. (Ref. 50106)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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