Memoirs of Museum Victoria

Description of a new species of Heteroclinus (Blennoidei: Clinidae) from southern Australia

Douglass F. Hoese and Denise S. Rennis

63(1): 21–24 (2006)

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

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