Ribeiroclinus eigenmanni, Chubut, Argentina, Photo: Graham Edgar
Temperate South America
Mottled tan and white with indistinct and irregular vertical bars on body, opaque white crest-like first dorsal fin, and a dark bar below a black eye to bottom of head. Small and cryptic, found sitting on the bottom on rocky substrates.
Max Size: 4 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 10.3-19.0°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (25% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.