Inshore Lizardfish - Synodus foetens

Inshore Lizardfish inhabit the shallow sand and mud bottoms of the inshore waters of the Western Atlantic Ocean. There range extends from Massachusetts to Brazil including the Gulf of Mexico. But Inshore Lizardfish are uncommon in the northern part of their range.

Inshore Lizardfish are a relatively small fish reaching lengths of about 18 inches long.

There are other species of lizardfish in our waters but Inshore Lizardfish is by far the one most commonly encountered.

Inshore Lizardfish feed on smaller fish.

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