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Crinoid clingfish Seen in Cabilao, Philippines (2012). Photo by Mark Bockstael (my husband). <br />
Gobiesocidae. To 3 cm (1/4 in.): Elongate with short rounded snout. Black to pale reddish brown. White to yellow stripe from eye to tail. Occasionally a 3rd stripe down back. Typically display color of host crinoid.<br />
Habitat: Solitary or in pairs. Coral reefs 8-20 m. East Indo-West Pacific. Clingfish,Crinoid clingfish,Discotrema crinophilum,Fall,Geotagged,Philippines,discotrema_crinophilum Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Crinoid clingfish

Seen in Cabilao, Philippines (2012). Photo by Mark Bockstael (my husband).
Gobiesocidae. To 3 cm (1/4 in.): Elongate with short rounded snout. Black to pale reddish brown. White to yellow stripe from eye to tail. Occasionally a 3rd stripe down back. Typically display color of host crinoid.
Habitat: Solitary or in pairs. Coral reefs 8-20 m. East Indo-West Pacific.

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Discotrema is a genus of clingfishes found on reefs in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Similar species: Clingfishes
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Jul 4, 2016. Captured Oct 7, 2012 05:45 in Cabilao Island Rd, Loon, Bohol, Philippines.
  • DC1400
  • f/9.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100
  • 8.3mm