Silver-sided weedfish

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Silver-sided weedfish
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae
Genus: Cristiceps
Species: C. argyropleura
Binomial name
Cristiceps argyropleura
Kner, 1865
  • Cristiceps pataecoides Whitley, 1959

The silver-sided weedfish, Cristiceps argyropleura, is a species of clinid found around southern Australia at depths from 20 to 60 metres (66 to 197 ft) where it is predominately found in kelp beds. This species can reach a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in) TL.[1]


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