Lobotes is a genus of perciform fishes known as the tripletails native to subtropical and tropical waters in all oceans. This is the sole genus in the family Lobotidae. Juvenile may occur in floating Sargassum and mimic a floating leaf.
Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish
Tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Lobotidae (Family) > Lobotes (Genus) > Lobotes surinamensis (Species)