Red Gurnard - Aspitrigla cuculus
Shark / Ray
Bass / Beam
Suitable DisplayReef Tank
Usually red colour with silvery to pink pattern on sides and head and has red wings. Has a large head, up to 1/4 of the whole body.
Each pectoral fin has three finger like feelers.
Found over a variety of sea beds including sand, gravel, crags and rock, normally found on ledges or depressions in small groups.
Gurnards use the three finger like fin projections to feel for food in the sediment. Makes a strange grunting noise.