Smooth horsefish

The Smooth horsefish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 300 m environment.

Young smooth horsefish as seen at Clifton in shallow water.Chrysaora hysoscella Photos by Belinda Roux Another young smooth horsefish, seen in much deeper water. More

Common names

Cacique liso in Spanish (español)
Cacique lisse in French (français)
Gladde perdvis in Afrikaans
Glat grisefisk in Danish (dansk)
Pferdefisch in German (Deutsch)
Smooth horsefish in English
光吻前鰭鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
光吻前鳍鲉 in Mandarin Chinese
野足鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
野足鲉 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Congiopodidae
Genus : Congiopodus
Species : Congiopodus torvus
Authority : Gronow, 1772