Toadfish

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The Oyster toadfish (Opsanus tau) is one of the Batrachoididae.

Toadfish is the common name for a variety of species from several different families of fish, usually because of their toad-like appearance.

Batrachoididae[edit]

The entire family Batrachoididae are called toadfishes. They are benthic ambush predators, known for their ability to produce sound with their swim bladders.

Smooth toadfish, Tetractenos glaber (Tetraodontidae).

Tetraodontidae[edit]

The name "toadfish" is applied to some species of the family Tetraodontidae, including (but not limited to):

Dark toadfish, Neophrynichthys latus (Psychrolutidae).

Psychrolutidae[edit]

The name "toadfish" is also applied to some species of the family Psychrolutidae, including (but not limited to):

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