Antennarius indicusis commonly referred to as Indian frogfish. 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: 9519 AphiaID: 217841 Scientific: Antennarius indicus German: Indischer Anglerfisch English: Indian Frogfish Category: Frogfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennarius (Genus) > indicus (Species) Initial determination: Schultz, 1964 Occurrence: , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate East Africa, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Irak, Mozambique, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 5 - 25 Meter Size: 9.06" - 9.84" (23cm - 25cm) Temperature: °F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: Fish (little fishes) 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: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-03-16 22:44:46
Last edit: 2021-02-26 22:06:56
Very special thanks for the frist three photos to Keith Wilson, UK.
Keith has taken his photos at Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
The Indian frogfish is an uncommon species that occurs to a depth of at least 27 meters.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennariinae (Subfamily) > Antennarius (Genus) > Antennarius indicus (Species)
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