The Crocodilefish is a member of the flathead family. It is a well camouflaged fish with intricate mottled pattern of brown, olive, green. Some fish look quite dark in colour. From above the head looks a bit like a crocodile snout, and it has a long tapering body. There is a distinct pit behind the eyes.
length to 50cm
usually seen on sandy or rubble bottoms near mangroves, seagrass or corals.
fish and crustaceans.
The Crocodilefish is found from the Philippines to New Caledonia in depths from 1 m to over 30m