- Code Number:
Gulf Toadfish (Opsanus beta), Batrachoidiformes, Batrachoididae
- This species is a voracious carnivore.
Range: western Atlantic Ocean - from southeastern Florida, east to the Bahamas, southeast through the entire Gulf of Mexico to Yucatan, Mexico.
Size: maximum length of 32.4 cm (12.8 inches), mature males are bigger than females.
Diet: small fishes such as Gobies, Sea Crustaceans (Shrimps and Crabs), Aquatic Annelids, and Sea Mollusks.
Species: Opsanus beta
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- Wernher Krutein