Common stargazer

The Common stargazer lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 60 m environment.

Common stargazers have also occasionally bitten divers who have inadvertently disturbed them while on night dives, when they are particularly difficult to spot. Anglers face a greater threat if they catch a common stargazer. More

Although the Common Stargazer is one of the largest fish found near reefs on the underwater sandy plains, it is hard to spot. More

ambush tactics, Common Stargazers can rapidly lunge upward and their cavernous mouths can consume unsuspecting fish and crustaceans in one gulp. More

Common stargazer is one of the largest fish found inquisitive and ever active, the senator. Different types of species found in the the largest striped bass ever recorded was a pound female from the oldest fish ever caught was. More

Common names

Banded stonelifter in English
Common stargazer in English
stonelifter in English
褐竖口鰧 in Mandarin Chinese
褐豎口鰧 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Uranoscopidae
Genus : Kathetostoma
Species : Kathetostoma laeve
Authority : Bloch and Schneider, 1801