Cozumel toadfish

The Cozumel toadfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

The Cozumel toadfish is a variety of toadfish only found in the waters around the island. They are unusual and ugly but at the same time strangely beautiful. More

Toadfish or Cozumel Toadfish) is nearly indigenous to Cozumel, although some specimens are found along the coast of the Yucatan and even a few have been sighted in Belize. More

all fins, the Cozumel Toadfish is the most distinctive of its family in the Caribbean. Patience is required. At night, their grunts will often lead you to their hideouts. Another bottom dwelling camouflage expert is the Peacock Flounder (Bothus lunatus). More

Common names

Cozumel toadfish in English
sapo de Cozumel in Spanish (espaƱol)

Order : Batrachoidiformes
Family : Batrachoididae
Genus : Sanopus
Species : Sanopus johnsoni
Authority : Collette & Starck, 1974