Also known as Barbells, Freshwater Toadfish, Frogfish.
Found singly on sheltered muddy bottoms over estuaries and coastal reefs.
They feed on crustaceans and molluscs.
Variable in colour to match their surroundings.
Length - 30cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific
Found in the aquarium trade!
Toadfish can make a loud croaking noise with their swim bladders. Their mouth can open and expand to the width of their bodies to engulf large prey.
Has poisonous spines. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/6391