Platycephalus aurimaculatus Knapp, 1987
Toothy flathead

Family:  Platycephalidae (Flatheads)
Max. size:  55 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 10 - 160 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: restricted to southern Australia. Often mistaken for Platycephalus richardsoni.
Biology:  Inhabits sandy bays and coastal waters (Ref. 9002). Benthic (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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