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lexID: 2842 AphiaID: 280462 Scientific: Cymbacephalus beauforti German: Braunkopf-Krokodilfisch English: Cymbacephalus Beauforti Category: Crocodilfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Cymbacephalus (Genus) > beauforti (Species) Initial determination: (Knapp, ), 1973 Occurrence: Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, Maumere, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Singapore, Sulawesi, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Togean Islands Sea depth: 1 - 12 Meter Size: up to 19.69" (50 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Schrimps, Shrimps, Worms Tank: 4399.57 gal (~ 20000L) Difficulty: Experts only! Very hard to keep Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2009-07-10 15:14:59
Last edit: 2020-04-28 21:56:31
Beaufort's flathead, Beaufort's crocodilefish is a mottled brownish gray species of flatfish with fluorescent green markings criss-crossing its body. It often camouflages itself on sheltered or semi-exposed reefs. It may reach 50 centimeters in length. Its not for a home reef tank ! Only for big Zoos.
Platycephalus beauforti Knapp, 1973
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Cymbacephalus (Genus)
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