Also known as Gurnard, Investigator Sea Robin, Sea Robin.
Found singly, walking over sandy bottoms, searching for prey, using their fins to forage for food, in very deep waters of tropical oceans.
They feed on benthic creatures.
Length - 23cm
Depth - 550-660m
Widespread Indian Ocean, Western Pacific
These deep water fish are related to Sea Robins and have heavy scales with prominent spines and barbels on their chins, often caught in trawl nets. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/10739