Lesser gurnard

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Lesser gurnard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae
Genus: Chelidonichthys
Species: C. queketti
Binomial name
Chelidonichthys queketti
(Regan, 1904)

Chelidonichthys queketti, the Lesser gurnard, is a species of sea robin native to Western Indian Ocean, southern Mozambique and can also be found in Table Bay, South Africa where they occur at depths of 150 metres (490 ft). The species is 35 centimetres (14 in) TL long and can live up to 7 years. This species is of commercial importance as a food fish.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Chelidonichthys queketti" in FishBase. December 2012 version.

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