Dahl's frogfish (Batrachomoeus dahli) fish profile and information / pictures of Dahl's frogfish - Batrachomoeus dahli

Dahl's frogfish (Batrachomoeus dahli) fish profile

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Scientific Name Batrachomoeus dahli
Classified By Rendahl, 1922
Common Name Dahl's frogfish
Class Ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii)
Order Toadfishes (Batrachoidiformes)
Family Toadfishes (Batrachoididae)
Biology A benthic species (Ref. 75154) which occurs in the continental shelf and inshore waters (Ref. 7300, 75154).
Climate Tropical
Water Temperature From - Celcius Unknown °C
Water Temperature To - Celcius Unknown °C
Depth From - meters Unknown m
Depth To - meters Unknown m
Zone demersal
Distribution Eastern Indian Ocean: Endemic to Australia.
Region Eastern Indian Ocean
Range 15°S - 30°S
Maximum Length Unknown cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Marine; demersal
Vulnerability Moderate to high vulnerability (49 of 100)
Resilience Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
Threat To Humans   Harmless
IUCN Red List Status   Not Evaluated 
Human Uses Unknown
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5312 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 3.68 s.e. 0.61 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Is kept in Aquariums False
Occurs in Marine / Salt water True
Occurs in Brackish water False
Occurs in Fresh Water False
Occurs on Reefs False