Abstract: A new species of Heteroclinus is described from Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. The species is distinctive from other Australian clinids in having two well-developed segmented pelvic rays, first dorsal fin on head originating just behind or at posterior end of eye, a reduced lateral line and in fin-ray counts.
Keywords: Fish, Blennioidei, Clinidae, Heteroclinus, new species
Citation: Hoese, D.F. & Rennis, D.S., 2006. Description of a new species of Heteroclinus (Blennoidei: Clinidae) from southern Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 63: 21-24. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2006.63.4