Aplodactylus arctidens Richardson, 1839

The marblefish or southern seacarp, Aplodactylus arctidens, is a marblefish of the genus Aplodactylus

Body grey to greenish-brown with a variable pattern of pale marbling, reticulations and markings on the body and fins

This species can be confused with the Rock Cale (Aplodactylus lophodon) The colouration and markings on this species differs slightly and the tail normally lacks the spots and the head shape is slightly different.

How to identify Aplodactylus arctidens?

What habitats does Aplodactylus arctidens live in?

Inhabits shallow, weedy reefs

What is the distribution of Aplodactylus arctidens?

Southeastern Australia, and around New Zealand

How big does Aplodactylus arctidens grow?

Their lengths are between 40 and 60 cm

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