Ogcocephalus darwiniis commonly referred to as Red-Lipped Batfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3477 AphiaID: 275906 Scientific: Ogcocephalus darwini German: Seefledermaus English: Red-Lipped Batfish Category: Batfish Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Ogcocephalidae (Family) > Ogcocephalus (Genus) > darwini (Species) Initial determination: Hubbs, 1958 Occurrence: Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Peru, South America Sea depth: 3 - 76 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Crabs, Crustaceans, Frozen Food (large sort), Invertebrates, Mysis, Schrimps, Zooplankton Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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: 2011-01-01 14:30:06
Last edit: 2020-01-26 14:11:32
Very special thanks for the first Photo of Ogcocephalus darwini to CISSÉO aus Lyon.
Ogcocephalus darwini, also known as the Red Lip Batfish, is found in the Southeast Pacific. From Galapagos Islands south to Peru. Found on sandy bottoms and believed to be predatory, feeding on small invertebrates. The pictures was taken near Cocos island/Costa Rica.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Ogcocephalidae (Family) > Ogcocephalus (Genus) > Ogcocephalus darwini (Species)
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