Trachinocephalus myopsis commonly referred to as snakefish, painted grinner. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Trachinocephalus myops commonly known as snakefish or painted grinner can be found to a depth of about 100 m,over sandy bottoms, often burrow into substrate, leaving eyes exposed. This snakefish feeds on fishes and small crustaceans.
Trachinocephalus myops is the sole member of its genus.