Also known as Barbells, Dogfish, Frogfish, Mudfish, Oyster Dog.
Found singly sometimes partially buried over rock, sand and in seagrass beds of shallow coastal bays and lagoons.
They feed on small fish and invertebrates.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 1-12m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean
Toadfish can make a load 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/Opsanus-beta.html