Shore Cling Fish - Lepadogaster lepadogaster

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Species Compatibility

Suitable Display

Identification

The colour varies from rose pink to green.
They have two deep blue spots with yellow margins behind the eyes on the back. Adapted front fins to 'cling' to rocks.
Grows up to 8 cm in length

Habitat

Found in south west England, Wales, south west Scotland and Ireland.
Intertidal species. Rock pools and on seaweed covered shores.

Species fact

Both parents guard eggs, which are golden coloured and are laid underneath stones in close patches.