species: Flabellicauda cometes in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Flabellicauda cometes
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gobiesocidae
Genus Flabellicauda
Species Flabellicauda cometes

Distinguishing features

Probably lives close to Diadema spines (Fujiwara et al, 2021).


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


Web resources


  • Fujiwara, K., K.W. Conway and H. Motomura (2021). Description of a new genus and two new species of Indo-Pacific clingfishes (Gobiesocidae: Diademichthyinae) with redescription and reassignment of two species previously assigned to Lepadichthys Waite, 1904. Ichthyology and Herpetology, 109(3): 753-784. LIRS catalog number 90411.