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Scientific name: Pavoclinus laurentii
Common name: Rippled Klipfish
Phyulm Sub Phylum Class Sub Class Order Sub Order Family Sub Family Genus Species
Chordata Vertebrata Actinopterygii Not Defined Perciformes Blennioidei Clinids Not Defined Pavoclinus Pavoclinus laurentii


Short Description:

Elongate body:Colour variable in shades and markings of brown, red,yellow, green, mottled and marbled.First three dorsal spines form a crest with a distinct notch between the third and fourth spines,No tentacle above eyes: <more>

Dorsal spines (total): 29 - 33; Dorsal soft rays (total): 4 - 5; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 20 - 22 
Size: 13 cm 
Behaviour: Hides between seaweeds 
Diet: Small invertebrates

Mozambique to Port Alfred(now Port Elizabeth)

Depth: 1-10m 
Found in weedy tide pools.
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Database Statistics
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Photographer Date City Area Dive site Temp Size Depth Camera Photo Video
Sharon Clark-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-06-12 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Slipway 15 85m 4m Canon Powershot A60 photo
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