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Platycephalus fuscus


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lexID:
12371 
AphiaID:
274658 
Scientific:
Platycephalus fuscus 
German:
Flachkopf, Krokodilfisch 
English:
Dusky Flathead, Black Flathead, Dusky, Estuary Flathead, Flattie, Frog, Lizard, Mud Flathead, River Flathead 
Category:
Krokodillefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Platycephalus (Genus) > fuscus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1829 
Occurrence:
New South Wales, Tasman Sea, Endemic species, South Australia, Eastern Indian Ocean, Tasmanien, Bass Strait, Koralhavet, Queensland 
Sea depth:
0 - 65 Meter 
Size:
120 cm - 150 cm 
Weight:
15 kg 
Temperature:
17°C - 29°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Predatory, Carnivore, Blæksprutte, Hummer, Krabber, Krill, Muslinger, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenhummer, Taskekrabber, Würmer  
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Platycephalus aurimaculatus
  • Platycephalus bassensis
  • Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus
  • Platycephalus chauliodous
  • Platycephalus conatus
  • Platycephalus cultellatus
  • Platycephalus endrachtensis
  • Platycephalus grandispinis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-02 14:12:06 

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Synonym: Platycephalus cinereus (Günther, 1872)

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