Raniceps raninus, Lesser forkbeard, lesser fork-beard, tadpole fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Raniceps raninus, Lesser forkbeard, lesser fork-beard, tadpole fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Raniceps raninus

Raniceps raninus Description

Dorsal spines: 0; Anal spines: 0. Head depressed. First dorsal fin poorly developed, with only three short rays. Color uniformly dark brown or bluish brown; the lips and the distal areas of all fins paler except for the pectorals.

Raniceps raninus Common Names

  • Lesser forkbeard, lesser fork-beard, tadpole fish

Raniceps raninus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Raniceps raninus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Raniceps raninus species belongs to.

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Raniceps raninus, marine species closely related

Raniceps raninus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Raniceps raninus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Raniceps raninus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Raniceps raninus are marked in green.

Raniceps raninus, geographic distribution

Where is Raniceps raninus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Raniceps raninus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Raniceps raninus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Raniceps raninus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Raniceps raninus.