Synonyms for platycephalidae or Related words with platycephalidae
Examples of "platycephalidae"
Platycephalus is a genus of mostly marine, bottom-dwelling fish in the family
Onigocia is a genus of fish in the family
native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean.
are a family of marine fish, most commonly referred to as flatheads. They are relatives of the popular lionfish, belonging to the order Scorpaeniformes.
Somalia's territorial waters are prime fishing grounds for highly migratory marine species, such as tuna. A narrow but productive continental shelf contains several demersal fish and crustacean species. Fish species found exclusively in the nation include "Cirrhitichthys randalli" (Cirrhitidae), "Symphurus fuscus" (Cynoglossidae), "Parapercis simulata" OC (Pinguipedidae), "Cociella somaliensis" OC (
), and "Pseudochromis melanotus" (Pseudochromidae).
A flathead is one of a number of small to medium fish species with notably flat heads, distributed in membership across various genera of the family
. Many species are found in the Indo-Pacific, especially most parts of Australia where they are popular sport and table fish. They inhabit estuaries and the open ocean.
The bluespotted flathead ("Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus") is a predatory fish and a member of the
family. Bluespotted flathead are a marine species and are predominately found in offshore waters and coastal bays on the east coast of Australia where they are almost exclusively found on marine sand
The dusky flathead or black flathead ("Platycephalus fuscus") (literally translating from Ancient Greek as ""flat-head dusky"") is a large predatory fish and the largest member of the
family. Dusky flathead are a largely estuarine species and are found in estuaries, estuarine lakes and coastal bays on the east coast of Australia, from Cairns in Queensland to the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria. They occur over sand, mud, gravel and seagrass and can inhabit estuarine waters up to the tidal limit.
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