Batrachoides liberiensis (Steindachner, 1867)
Hairy toadfish
Batrachoides liberiensis
photo by FAO

Family:  Batrachoididae (Toadfishes), subfamily: Batrachoidinae
Max. size:  46 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 100 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Mangue Grande, Angola.
Biology:  Mainly in littoral and coastal waters. Enter estuaries (Ref. 4482). Feed on fish and shrimps (Ref. 28587).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 July 2012 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 05.02.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 26.08.94

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