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Scientific name: Chatrabus hendersoni
Common name: Chocolate toadfish
Phyulm Sub Phylum Class Sub Class Order Sub Order Family Sub Family Genus Species
Chordata Vertebrata Osteichthyes Actinopterygii Batrachoidiformes Not Defined Batrachoididae Not Defined Chatrabus Chatrabus hendersoni


Short Description:

Body brown, with 3-4 dark crossbars; dorsal surface of head chocolate brown; pectorals yellow-orange, with vague dark bars basally; caudal light orange-brown

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 20 - 23; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 17 - 18. Body brown, with 3-4 dark crossbars;
Size: Max length : 22.0 cm
Distribution: Southeast Atlantic: known only from South Africa (Port Alfred to the mouth of the Storms River).


Shallow rocky reefs with sandy patches
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