Heteroclinus macrophthalmus

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Heteroclinus macrophthalmus
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae
Genus: Heteroclinus
Species: H. macrophthalmus
Binomial name
Heteroclinus macrophthalmus
Hoese, 1976

Heteroclinus macrophthalmus, the Large-eye weedfish, is a species of clinid native to Indian Ocean waters around southern Australia where it prefers beds of sea-grass and algal reefs down to a depth of about 18 metres (59 ft). This species can reach a maximum length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Heteroclinus macrophthalmus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.