Red lizard fish

The Synodus falcatus is a type of lizardfish or Synodontidae that lives mainly in the Eastern Central Pacific.

The Red lizard fish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 1 - 121 m environment.

red lizard fish (Synodus doaki)f025032: lizardfish appear in most summers at divable depths of 15m and deeper, where they blend in perfectly with either sand or rock. These fish are cunning and swift predators on anything that moves. More

Common names

'Ulae in Hawaiian
Five-band lizardfish in English
Hawaiian lizardfish in English
Red lizard fish in English
狗母 in Mandarin Chinese
紅斑狗母 in Mandarin Chinese
紅斑狗母魚 in Mandarin Chinese
红斑狗母 in Mandarin Chinese
红斑狗母鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Aulopiformes
Family : Synodontidae
Genus : Synodus
Species : Synodus falcatus
Authority : Waples & Randall 1989