Clinoporus biporosus (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)
Ladder klipfish
photo by SFSA

Family:  Clinidae (Clinids)
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 30 m
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 38-41; Dorsal soft rays (total): 2-3; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 27-29. Uniform red, brown or orange in color (Ref. 5496). Scales absent (Ref. 94100).
Biology:  Occurs in subtidal areas down to 30 m.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 May 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 13.05.96
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.02.97
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.02.97

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