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Thysanophrys celebica Celebes Flathead, Manado Flathead, Quarterspined Flathead, Sulawesi Flathead


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lexID:
9628 
AphiaID:
218157 
Scientific:
Thysanophrys celebica 
German:
Krokoilfisch 
English:
Celebes Flathead, Manado Flathead, Quarterspined Flathead, Sulawesi Flathead 
Category:
Crocodilfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus) > celebica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1855 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Hong Kong, Djibouti, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, the Persian Gulf , Arafura Sea, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Celebes Sea, China, Corea, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Quatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, Timor, Vietnam, Yemen 
Sea depth:
10 - 45 Meter 
Size:
3.94" - 7.87" (10cm - 20cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Predatory 
Tank:
329.97 gal (~ 1500L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-07 15:47:11 

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Celebes flathead
Thysanophrys celebica (Bleeker, 1855)

The Picture from the Thysanophrys celebica is from Keith Wilson, many Thanks:-)

Inhabits shallow coastal areas and appears to be taken over sandy bottom with aquatic vegetation. Taken by trawling to a depth of 43 m but usually taken with dip nets at 20 m or less. Frequently taken near coral rubble and rock

Synonymised names:
Grammoplites pristis (Peters, 1855)
Platycephalus celebicus Bleeker, 1855
Platycephalus horai de Beaufort, 1956
Platycephalus pristis Peters, 1855
Suggrundus brevirostris Shao & Chen, 1987
Thysanophrys celebicus (Bleeker, 1855)


Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus)

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