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Clinus acuminatus  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Sad klipfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Clinidae (Clinids)
Etymology: Clinus: Greek, klinein, kline = sloping and bed, due to the four apophyses of sphenoid bone (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Subtropical

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Southeast Atlantic: Lüderitzbucht, Namibia to west of Algoa Bay, South Africa.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5496)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 30 - 34; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-7; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 20 - 24. Light green in color, with crossbars or speckles; fins vermilion; dark ocellus on shoulder (Ref. 5496). Juveniles with black and white crossbars (Ref. 5496).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in tide pools and subtidal areas. Viviparous (Ref. 51409).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Viviparous (Ref. 51409).

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

Smith, M.M., 1986. Clinidae. p. 758-769. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 5496)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.5 - 21.9, mean 17.5 (based on 94 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00513 (0.00219 - 0.01203), b=3.07 (2.86 - 3.28), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Fec = 2,843).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .