Lusitanian toadfish

The Lusitanian toadfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 50 m environment.

propose that in the Lusitanian toadfish sounds can inform the receiver about the sender’s quality, such as body size and condition, which are critical information in contests and mate choice. More

Lusitanian toadfish and have found evidence that their mating sounds show individual differences during short periods of time, which is surprising for fish, but that sounds are modified by environmental factors such as tide level and water temperature, by courtship motivation, and by More

determined hearing thresholds of the Lusitanian toadfish in pressure units. This experimental procedure is acceptable because our study emphasized a comparison of hearing abilities of different-sized fish with their corresponding absolute sound power spectra of agonistic vocalizations, which are also given in pressure units. More

In the Lusitanian toadfish, a significant increase in the sonic muscle mass of type I males occurs during the breeding season, whereas females and type II males do not show this increase (Modesto and Canario, 2003Go). More

activity from Lusitanian toadfish: in vivo and in vitro studies Auteur(s) / Author(s) SCARES S. S. ; AURELIANO M. ; JOAQUIM N. ; COUCELO J. M. More

and calls of the Lusitanian toadfish (Halobatrachus didactylus) of different ages and reported their results in the latest issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology. More

Common names

Batrach in Polish (polski)
Batrachus in French (français)
Besse in Fon
Besse in Fon GBE
Charroco in Portuguese (Português)
Crapaud in French (français)
Crapaud-lusitanien in French (français)
Encharroco in Portuguese (Português)
Europæisk paddefisk in Danish (dansk)
european toadfish in English
Gripau in Catalan (Català)
Lusitanian toadfish in English
Manuel-carvalho in Portuguese (Português)
Mbottu gééj in Wolof (Wollof)
Paddfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Pesce rospo in Italian (Italiano)
Pez sapo in Spanish (español)
Piikkikonnakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Poisson crapaud in French (français)
Poisson-crapaud in French (français)
Sapo lusitánico in Spanish (español)
Tëyëntaan in Wolof (Wollof)
Toadfish in English
Vatopsaro in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Vatopsaro in Greek, Modern (1453)
Xarroco in Portuguese (Português)
Βατραχόψαρο in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Βατραχόψαρο in Greek, Modern (1453)
双指蟾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
斑紋真蟾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斑纹真蟾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
腋孔蟾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
腋孔蟾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
雙指蟾魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Batrachoidiformes
Family : Batrachoididae
Genus : Halobatrachus
Species : Halobatrachus didactylus
Authority : Bloch and Schneider,1801