Crocodilefish

Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti) Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)

Credit: Pablo Mallegol Dahlgren

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Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)

Credit: Johan Folmeus

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Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)

Credit: Johan Folmeus

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Crocodilefish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)

Credit: Johan Folmeus

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A Crocodilefish in Indonesia

Credit: Emmy Ahlen

Crocodilefish Cymbacephalus beauforti
Description

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. 

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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