Ogcocephalus cornigeris commonly referred to as Longnose batfish. 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: 9701 AphiaID: 159192 Scientific: Ogcocephalus corniger German: Seefledermaus English: Longnose Batfish Category: Batfish Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Ogcocephalidae (Family) > Ogcocephalus (Genus) > corniger (Species) Initial determination: Bradbury, 1980 Occurrence: Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, The Bahamas, USA Sea depth: 29 - 230 Meter Size: up to 9.06" (23 cm) Temperature: 27,7 °F - 25,4 °F (27,7°C - 25,4°C) Food: Clams, Invertebrates, Snails, Zoobenthos Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2016-05-12 19:34:35
Last edit: 2020-01-26 14:06:13
Very special thanks for the first photos of the Longnose batfish to Kevin Bryant.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Ogcocephalidae (Family) > Ogcocephalus (Genus) > Ogcocephalus corniger (Species)
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