Synanceia verrucosa

Scientific name Synanceia verrucosa
Descriptor Bloch & Schneider
Year of description 1801
IUCN category LC
Family Synanceiidae
Genus Synanceia
Synanceia verrucosa Synanceia verrucosa

Introduction

Synanceia verrucosa is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    27 cm
  • Maximum size
    40 cm
  • Shape
    Unclassifiable
  • Mimicry
    stone
  • Average size
    27 cm
  • Maximum size
    40 cm
  • Shape
    Unclassifiable
  • Mimicry
    stone

How to recognize Synanceia verrucosa ?

Synanceia verrucosa measures between 27 and 40 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly rouge and marron body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    carnivorous
  • Sociability
    solitary
  • territorial
    Yes
  • Way of living
    diurnal

Synanceia verrucosa hunts in the stalk and is one of the predators of its biotope. Opportunistic, it does not hesitate to attack any smaller animal nearby.

Synanceia verrucosa is a fish solitary naturally found on the bottom. This species is carnivorous .

Although slightly territorial, Synanceia verrucosa is a rather peaceful animal that generally behaves in a peaceful manner with other species. It should be noted that it is sometimes less tolerant with its conspecifics.

Reproduction

Life-threatening species

  • Venomous
    Yes

This species is venomous and can cause serious injuries when touched. In the most serious cases, it can cause death.

Where to find it?

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What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    23 - 27 °C
  • Depth
    0 - 30 m

Biotope presentation

Synanceia verrucosa is most often found at a depth between 0m and 30m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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