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Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Sapo bocon; Sapo bacon; Bocon toadfish)

Synonyms: Amphichthys hildebrandi; Batrachus cryptocentrus; Marcgravia cryptocentra; Opsanus hildebrandi
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Bocon toadfish (Amphichthys cryptocentrus) is a species of tropical toadfish in the family Batrachoididae found along the Caribbean-Atlantic Coast of Central and South America from Panama to Brazil. This species grows to a length of 40 cm (16 in). This species is of minor importance to commercial fisheries.
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Prey / Diet

Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Distribution

Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Curaçao Island; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Guyana; North Brazil Shelf; Panama; South Brazil Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Panama to Brazil.;

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1Responses of Two Coral Reef Toadfishes (Batrachoididae) to the Demise of Their Primary Prey, the Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum, D. Ross Robertson, Copeia, 1987(3), pp. 637-642
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