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Platycephalus indicus

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lexID:
9626 
AphiaID:
127234 
Scientific:
Platycephalus indicus 
German:
Krokodilfisch 
English:
Bartail Flathead 
Category:
Krokodillefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Platycephalus (Genus) > indicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Iran, Yemen, Mayotte, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Djibouti, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Israel, Vietnam, Sudan, Eritrea, Irak, Quatar, Tansania, Somalia, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Kuwait, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Andamanhavet, Arabiske hav, Australien, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypten, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Korea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Middelhavet, Ny Guinea, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Øst Afrika 
Size:
60 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Predatory, Krabber, Små fisk, Stenhummer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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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in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-08 09:05:07 

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Platycephalus indicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bartail flathead

Platycephalus indicus grow to a maximum length of 100 cm TL, although they are commonly smaller, to 60 cm (24 inch) TL. Found on sandy and muddy bottoms of coastal waters, including estuaries, and juveniles have even been taken in freshwater. A good food fish

Synonymised names:
Callionymus indicus Linnaeus, 1758
Cottus insidiator Forsskål, 1775
Cottus madagascariensis Lacepède, 1801
Platycephalus insidiator (Forsskål, 1775)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephaloidei (Suborder) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Platycephalus (Genus) >

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  2. WoRMS

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