Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Gobiesociformes > Family Gobiesocidae > Subfamily Gobiesocinae > Genus Apletodon

Apletodon dentatus (Facciolà, 1887)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ApletodonBriggs, 1955accepted genus name

Species group names

Apletodon dentatus dentatus (Facciolà, 1887) synonym
Apletodon microcephalus (Brook, 1890) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: small-headed clingfish sources: Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37
 English-United States: Small-headed Clingfish sources: Charles Hussey
 Russian: Присоска малоголовая sources: A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine
 Ukrainian: Причепа малоголова


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

Facciolà, L. 1887. Intorno a due Lepadogastrini ed un nuovo Nettastoma del mare di Sicilia. Lettera al Ch. Dott. Cristoforo Bellotti. Nat. Sicil. v. 6: 163-167, Pl. 3. [Also as a separate, pp. 1-6.]





External Links

GenBank (12 nucleotides; 3 proteins)
Marine Life Information Network - UK


Bailly, N. (2014). Apletodon dentatus (Facciolà, 1887). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126510




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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