Gabon gurnard

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Gabon gurnard
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae
Genus: Chelidonichthys
C. gabonensis
Binomial name
Chelidonichthys gabonensis
(Poll & Roux, 1955)

The Gabon gurnard (Chelidonichthys gabonensis) is a species of sea robin native to the East Central and Western Atlantic Ocean where they occur at depths of from 15–200 metres (49–656 ft) and also in Cape Verde and the Gulf of Guinea. The species maximum length is 32 centimetres (13 in) TL, but can be as small as 20 centimetres (7.9 in). This species is of commercial importance as a food fish.[1]


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

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