Also known as Barbells, Freshwater Toadfish, Frogfish.
Found singly, on sheltered muddy bottoms, over estuaries and coastal reefs. Variable in colour, to match their surroundings.
They feed on crustaceans and molluscs.
Length - 30cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific
Found in the aquarium trade!
Toadfish can make a load croaking noise with their swim bladders. They breathe air when out of water for up to 24hrs. 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