Spiny red gurnard

The spiny red gurnard (Chelidonichthys spinosus) is a species of searobin native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean where they occur at depths of from 25 to 615 metres (82 to 2,018 ft). This species grows to a length of 40 centimetres (16 in) TL. This species is of commercial importance as a food fish.[1]

Spiny red gurnard
Helidonichthys spinosus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae
Genus: Chelidonichthys
C. spinosus
Binomial name
Chelidonichthys spinosus
(McClelland, 1844)
Camouflaged in gravel

External linksEdit


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