The Stargazer fish belongs to the Family Uranoscopidae and is a bony fish. There are 8 different genera with 50 species among them. It is a benthic species which bury themselves in the sand or mud with their mouth and eyes protruding. Read on to learn more facts about Stargazer fish.


Stargazer fish facts


This marine fish are scientifically classified as follows:


  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Perciformes
  • Family: Uranoscopidae


Stargazer fish Description: Stargazer fish have a round, elongated body and dull brown color. The large head consists of bony plates and is slightly flattened vertically. The average size of the fish is 18-25cm.

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