Description: The Atlantic tripletail or tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) is a warm-water marine fish found across the tropics; it can grow to 90 cm long and weigh 18 kg. It is also known by fishermen by names like flasher or steamboat. Young fishes float on their sides, often beside flotsam, and appear like a dry leaf.
Description: Lobotes is a genus of perciform fishes known as the tripletails native to subtropical and tropical waters in all oceans. This is the sole genus in the family Lobotidae. Species. The currently recognized species in this genus are: Lobotes pacificus C. H. Gilbert, 1898 (Pacific tripletail) Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790) (Atlantic tripletail)
Description: Lobotes Caravan Park is situated on the KZN, North coast midway between Durban and Richards Bay, approximately 15km from Mandeni, and 4 km from the off ramp from the N2. The park has a sea view and lies 50m from the beach and less than 1km from the Tugela Mouth.
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4. Lobotes - definition of Lobotes by The Free Dictionary
Description: Lobotes synonyms, Lobotes pronunciation, Lobotes translation, English dictionary definition of Lobotes. Noun 1. Lobotes - type genus of the Lobotidae genus Lobotes fish genus - any of various genus of fish family Lobotidae, Lobotidae - tripletails tripletail -...
Description: Other articles where Lobotes is discussed: tripletail: …family contains two genera (Lobotes and Datnioides), with members of the first genus found in tropical or warm temperate marine waters and those of the second found in brackish or freshwater environments. The name tripletail refers specifically to Lobotes surinamensis, the largest species in the family, which reaches a…
Description: Adult inhabits bays (Ref. 37816), muddy estuaries and lower reaches of large rivers (Ref. 48636).A sluggish offshore fish that often floats on its side near the surface in the company of floating objects. Occasionally drifts over reefs (Ref. 9710, 44187).Juvenile may occur in floating Sargassum and mimic a floating leaf (Ref. 37816).Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish (Ref. 30573, 44187).
Description: Tripletails are odd-looking, deep-bodied fish with the soft rays of the dorsal and anal fins set well back toward the caudal fin giving it a tri-lobed appearance. Coloration can vary from almost black through reddish-bronze to yellow or mottled. This fish often floats on its side at the water's ...
Description: Lobotes surinamensis. This flat, almond-shaped fish has large, round dorsal and anal fins that match the caudal (tail) fin, giving it its ‘tripletail’ name. It has a triangular head, and as it ages, the forehead grows more dramatically concave.