Sand lizardfish


  • Often recorded singly and in pairs.
  • Mainly feeds on small fishes.


  • Body colour variable with 7 dark saddles.
  • A grey blue band runs from gill cover to tail base.

Common Name: Sand lizardfish

Family Common Name: Lizardfishes

Scientific Name: Synodus dermatogenys___(Fowler, 1912)

Genus: Synodus

Maximum Length: 24 cm (Total Length)