Fucomimus mus

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Fucomimus mus
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae
Genus: Fucomimus
J. L. B. Smith, 1946
Species: F. mus
Binomial name
Fucomimus mus
(Gilchrist & W. W. Thompson, 1908)
Synonyms
  • Clinus mus Gilchrist & W. W. Thompson, 1908
  • Pavolinus mus (Gilchrist & W. W. Thompson, 1908)

Fucomimus mus, the Mousey klipfish, is a species of clinid found in subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean along the South African coast where it occurs in tide pools. This species can reach a maximum length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL.[1] This species feeds on benthic crustaceans including amphipods, isopods and copepods, and gastropods.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Fucomimus mus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.
  2. ^ Food items for Fucomimus mus at www.fishbase.org.