Lighthouse lizardfish

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs singly and may occur in pairs.
  • Feeds on shrimps and small fishes.

Description

  • Body grey to brown, with several vertical bars and diamond-shaped patterns on side.
  • A black saddle blotch on caudal peduncle which is absent in other lizardfishes.

Common Name: Lighthouse lizardfish

Family Common Name: Lizardfishes

Scientific Name: Synodus jaculum___(Russell & Cressey, 1979)

Genus: Synodus

Maximum Length: 20 cm (Total Length)