Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Crocodilefish

Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti) are also known as De Beaufort's Flathead and Giant Flathead. They're a species of Scorpoionfish and found in warm & shallow seas in the western Indo-Pacific region. 

Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Credit: Pablo Mallegol Dahlgren
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
A Crocodilefish in Indonesia
Credit: Emmy Ahlen
Crocodilefish Cymbacephalus beauforti
Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfish & Lionfish)
Family: Platycephalidae (Platycephalidae)
Genus: Cymbacephalus (Cymbacephalus)
Species: Cymbacephalus beauforti
Size
Average Size: 30 centimetres

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