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Platycephalus indicus

Platycephalus indicusis commonly referred to as Bartail flathead. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
9626 
AphiaID:
127234 
Scientific:
Platycephalus indicus 
German:
Krokodilfisch 
English:
Bartail Flathead 
Category:
Krokodilfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Platycephalus (Genus) > indicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Size:
60 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
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) >

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Platycephalus indicus (c) by Keith Wilson
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