Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Gobiesociformes > Family: Gobiesocidae > Genus: Lepadogaster > Species: Lepadogaster candollei

Connemarra clingfish - Lepadogaster candollei Risso, 1810

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Buwahhal Maltese Fishbase
Buwahhal rasu twila Maltese Fishbase
Buwahhal tar-rigi Maltese Fishbase
Cabot chulador Spanish Fishbase
Connemarra clingfish English Fishbase
Grotnik tutwik Polish Fishbase
Lépadogastère de Candolle French Fishbase
Ngjitesi njollekuqe Albanian Fishbase
Prisoska Russian Fishbase
Ryba-utochka Russian Fishbase
Veliki prisesnik Slovenian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Lepadogaster olivaceus Risso, 1810
Lepadogaster jussieui Risso, 1827
Lepadogaster decandollei Risso, 1827
Lepadogaster ottaviani Cocco, 1833
Lepadogaster cephalus Thompson, 1839
Lepadogaster candollii Risso, 1810
Lepadogaster ruber Plucàr, 1846
Lepadogaster adherens Bonaparte, 1846
Lepadogaster rafinesqui Costa, 1840
Lepadogaster chupasangue Yarell, 1859
Mirbelia decandollii (Risso, 1827)
Lepadogaster candolii Risso, 1810
Lepadogaster decandollii Risso, 1827
Lepidogaster chupasangue Yarell, 1859

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WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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