Bot River klipfish

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Bot River klipfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae
Genus: Clinus
Species: C. spatulatus
Binomial name
Clinus spatulatus
B. A. Bennett, 1983

The Bot River klipfish (Clinus spatulatus) is a species of clinid endemic to South Africa where it is found in brackish waters of the Bot River and the Kleinmond Estuary where it lives amongst weeds. This species can reach a length of 17.5 centimetres (6.9 in) TL.[2]


  1. ^ Holleman, W.; Williams, J. & Clements, K.D. (2014). "Clinus spatulatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e. Retrieved 10 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Clinus spatulatus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.