Streaked Gurnard - Trigoporus Lastoviza

Streaked Gurnard - Trigoporus Lastoviza

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Species Compatibility

Gurnard
Wrasse
Gadiods
Shark / Ray
Bass / Beam

Suitable DisplayReef Tank
Ray Tank
Ocean Tank

Identification

Usually deep red colour with brown to grey pattern on sides and head and has red , brown wings. Has a large head, up to 1/4 of the whole body.
Each pectoral fin has three finger like feelers.

Habitat

Found over a variety of sea beds including sand, gravel, crags and rock, normally found on ledges or depressions in small groups.

Species fact

Gurnards use the three finger like fin projections to feel for food in the sediment. Makes a strange grunting noise.