Ophiclinus gracilis

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Ophiclinus gracilis
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae
Genus: Ophiclinus
Species: O. gracilis
Binomial name
Ophiclinus gracilis
Waite, 1906

Ophiclinus gracilis, the Black-back snake-blenny, is a species of clinid native to the coastal waters of southern Australia where it prefers areas with rotting vegetation on silty substrates. It can reach a maximum length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL.[1]


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