Gobiesox strumosusis commonly referred to as Skilletfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12680 AphiaID: 158787 Scientific: Gobiesox strumosus German: Schildbauch English: Skilletfish Category: Clingfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Gobiesociformes (Order) > Gobiesocidae (Family) > Gobiesox (Genus) > strumosus (Species) Initial determination: Cope, 1870 Occurrence: Bermuda, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Honduras, North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, West-Atlantic Ocean Sea depth: 0,5 - 60 Meter Size: 1.57" - 3.15" (4,0cm - 8cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) Food: Carnivore, Crustaceans, Worms Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2020-01-05 19:43:35
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Gobiesox strumosus Cope, 1870
Skilletfish primarily feed on bristle worms and small crustaceans such as amphipods and isopods.
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