Cape gurnard

The Cape gurnard lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 390 m environment.

* Cape gurnard, Chelidonichthys capensis Cuvier, 1829. * Gabon gurnard, Chelidonichthys gabonensis Poll & Roux, 1955. * Chelidonichthys ischyrus Jordan & Thompson, 1914. More

The Cape Gurnard is of considerable commercial value and the flesh is delicious. It's mainly found on the Eastern Cape coastline. More

Common Fish Guide Information: Distributions : The Cape Gurnard is generally found in rather deep water, at least to 100 m. More

the Cape gurnard Chelidonichthys capensis and the rattail Malacocephalus laevis. Four more Masters theses on the biology of the jacopever Helicolenus dactylopterus; the Cape dory Zeus capensis; the ribbonfish Lepidopus caudatus and the rattail Caelorinchus simorhinchus are in the final stages of preparation. More

Common names

Cape gurnard in English
Grondin du Cap in French (français)
Gurnard in English
Kaapse knorhaan in Afrikaans
Kap-knurhane in Danish (dansk)
Kap-knurrhahn in German (Deutsch)
Knorhaan in Afrikaans
Kurek przyladkowy in Polish (polski)
Rubio del Cabo in Spanish (español)
Ruivo do Cabo in Portuguese (Português)
南非綠鰭魚 in Mandarin Chinese
南非绿鳍鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
南非魴鮄 in Mandarin Chinese
南非鲂鮄 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Triglidae
Genus : Chelidonichthys
Species : Chelidonichthys capensis
Authority : Cuvier, 1829