Dark upper and lower margins to the tail. Comparatively shorter head than C. beauforti (Crocodilefish). Partially buries itself in sand where its marking provide exceptional camouflage.
Max Size: 45 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.5-31.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (100% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed