Lobotes surinamensisis commonly referred to as Atlantic Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Bouy Fish, Brown Tripletail, Brown Triple Tail, Conchy Leaf, Dusky Tripletail, Dusky Triple-tail, Flasher, Sleepfish, Tripletail, Triple-tail, Triple Tail, Tripple Tail. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
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. Juvenile may occur in floating Sargassum and mimic a floating leaf.
Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish