Heteroclinus flavescens

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Heteroclinus flavescens
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae
Genus: Heteroclinus
Species: H. flavescens
Binomial name
Heteroclinus flavescens
(F. W. Hutton, 1872)
  • Sticharium flavescens F. W. Hutton, 1872
  • Cologrammus flavescens (F. W. Hutton, 1872)
  • Clinus marmoratus (Klunzinger, 1872) (ambiguous name)

Heteroclinus flavescens, the Short-tassel weedfish, is a species of clinid native to the Pacific Ocean waters around New Zealand and Australia.[1] This species are known to feed on fishes and benthic crustaceans.[2]


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