Redfin Threefin, Helcogramma gymnauchen (Weber 1909)

Other Names: Redfinned Triplefin, Red-finned Triplefin

A Redfin Threefin, Helcogramma gymnauchen, in Watsons Bay, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Source: Graham Edgar / Lizard Island Field Guide, License: CC by Attribution

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2016, Helcogramma gymnauchen in Fishes of Australia, accessed 26 Sep 2023,

Redfin Threefin, Helcogramma gymnauchen (Weber 1909)

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Inhabits algal-covered and rubble areas in tide pools and rocky shores in depths to 8 m.


Bray, D.J. 2016

Redfin Threefin, Helcogramma gymnauchen (Weber 1909)


Fricke, R. 1994. Tripterygiid fishes of Australia, New Zealand and the southwest Pacific Ocean (Teleostei). Theses Zool. 24: 1-585.

Fricke, R. 1997. Tripterygiid fishes of the western and central Pacific, with descriptions of 15 new species, including an annotated checklist of world Tripterygiidae (Teleostei). Theses Zool. 29: 1-607.

Williams, J. 2014. Helcogramma gymnauchen. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T179053A1564133. Downloaded on 17 November 2017.

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CAAB Code:37415033

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:1-8 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:4 cm TL

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