Tiger flathead

The Tiger flathead lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 400 m , usually - 200 m environment.

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The Tiger Flathead is also known as the King Flathead, Flatty, Lizard, Trawl Flathead and Deep Sea Flathead. The Tiger Flatheads body colour varies it may be reddish brown or a lighter brown with greyish blotching, the belly area is white. More

Distribution - Tiger flathead are found from the NSW north coast south through to Portland in Victoria, including Bass Straight and Tasmania. This species is predominantly found offshore but tiger flathead also inhabit shallow coastal bays. Tiger flathead are more common south of Nowra. More

campaigns, tiger flathead became a new 'cheap food' and it could not withstand those forces. This article analyses the emergence of the Shelf fishery in 1915 and its evolution through the twentieth century. More

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of Sand Flathead, Flounder, Tiger Flathead on the sandy bottom, with Cod, Morwong and Bastard Trumpeter in the kelp beds which dot the bay. More

reddish-brown tiger flathead has a quite different body shape when compared with the other common species described here, tending to be noticeably deeper and more cylindrical in cross section. Its eyes are also significantly larger. More

Sand and tiger flathead, like this one displayed by Ryan Summerton, are biting w... member: bcaddaye View Picture Consolation prize : Anglelo Koucoulis with a couple of the tiger flathead... More

about tiger flathead, which is the backbone of our fishing co-op on a normal year, a boat would probably bring in say eight to 12 boxes of tiger flat in a day, currently they're getting none...zero... More

Common names

Deep sea flathead in English
king flathead in English
Spiky flathead in English
Teethies in English
Tiger flathead in English
Tiger-fladhovedulk in Danish (dansk)
Toothy flathead in English
Trawl flathead in English
理氏新平头鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
理氏新平頭魚 in Mandarin Chinese
里氏鯒 in Mandarin Chinese
里氏鲬 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Platycephalidae
Genus : Platycephalus
Species : Platycephalus richardsoni
Authority : Castelnau, 1872