New Zealand topknot

The New Zealand topknot, Notoclinus fenestratus, is a triplefin of the genus Notoclinus, found around the North Island of New Zealand in reef areas of broken rock and brown seaweed.[2]

New Zealand topknot
Notoclinus fenestratus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Blenniiformes
Family: Tripterygiidae
Genus: Notoclinus
N. fenestratus
Binomial name
Notoclinus fenestratus
(Forster, 1801)
  • Blennius fenestratus Forster, 1801
  • Auchenopterus fenestratus (Forster, 1801)
  • Tripterygion fenestratum (Forster, 1801)
  • Tripterygium fenestratum (Forster, 1801)


  1. ^ Clements, K.D. (2014). "Notoclinus fenestratus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T178970A1553904. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-3.RLTS.T178970A1553904.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2005). "Notoclinus fenestratus" in FishBase. November 2005 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8