Variegated lizardfish

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The variegated lizardfish, Synodus variegatus, is a lizardfish of the family Synodontidae, found in the western Pacific and Indian Ocean, at depths from 4 m to 90 m. It can reach a maximum length of 40 cm. More

The variegated lizardfish is rounded in cross-section with a broad moderately flattened head containing a large wide mouth. The jaws protrude equally. Both jaws and all the mouth bones are covered with conical barbed teeth. More

Variegated lizardfish vary in color from grey to red hourglass shaped markings. The text in this page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article shown in above URL. More

Variegated Lizardfish, Great Barrier Reef More

A Variegated Lizardfish (Synodus jaculum) lies motionless on the ocean floor waiting for prey to swim by. More

A Variegated lizardfish Synodus variegatus waits for a meal to swim by. More

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Order : Aulopiformes
Family : Synodontidae
Genus : Synodus
Species : Synodus englemani
Authority : Lacep