Aspasmogaster costata (Ogilby, 1885)

Common Name: 
Pink Clingfish

Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Known from the south west Pacific, in Australia from northern New South Wales to Westernport Bay Victoria.

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents rocky reef area, secretive, found under rocks or associated with sea urchins.

Additional Notes: 

Pinkish colour with irregular banding, ventral fins united to form sucking disc which it uses to hold to the substrate. Grows to 50 mm.


FishBase. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018. World Wide Web electronic publication. Accessed 27/04/18.