The Crocodilefish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range - 476 m environment.

The Crocodilefish is a species of flathead (family Platycephalidae) with an intricate pattern, a distinct pit immediately behind the eyes and a concave head margin. Usually seen on sandy or rubble bottoms near mangroves, seagrass or corals, feeding on fishes and crustaceans. More

Crocodilefish is the common name given to some members of the family Platycephalidae: * It is the Fishbase recognised name for Cymbacephalus beauforti, the De Beaufort's flathead, a fish occurring in the western More

of the crocodilefish have frilly iris lappets (see second photo), which help break up the black pupil of the fish, and thus improve its camouflage. More

The Crocodilefish is a member of the flathead family. It is a well camouflaged fish with intricate mottled pattern of brown, olive, green. Some fish look quite dark in colour. More

Frogfish, Flatfish, Lizardfish, Crocodilefish - Page 4 of 9 = All images copyright protected, More

The crocodilefish, which can grow to one and a half feet in length, has a flat head reminiscent of a crocodile's. The top row of pictures here are of adult specimens found while diving on wrecks. More

Crocodilefish (papilloculiceps) taken in the red sea. More

The patient crocodilefish waits for his next victim to swim within gulping range. More

The Tentacled flathead (Papilloculiceps longiceps) or Crocodilefish is a member of the order Scorpaeniformes, an order which also includes the scorpionfishes and stonefishes. It is found in the Western Indian Ocean; the Red Sea. More

Common names

crocodilefish in English
韋氏黃魴鮄 in Mandarin Chinese
韋氏黃魴鮄 in Unknown
韦氏黄鲂鮄 in Mandarin Chinese
韦氏黄鲂鮄 in Unknown

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Peristediidae
Genus : Peristedion
Species : Peristedion weberi
Authority : Smith, 1934