Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus McCulloch, 1922
Blue-spotted flathead
Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus
photo by Dijkstra, K.

Family:  Platycephalidae (Flatheads)
Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 40 - 100 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Australia and Lord Howe Island.
Biology:  Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 9563), inshore and in estuaries (Ref. 7300).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 22.12.91
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 09.06.15
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.09.95

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