Lizardfishes, belonging to the family Synodontidae, are marine fish found in diverse habitats worldwide. Characterized by their elongated bodies and reptilian-like appearance with a long, toothy mouth, these predators are adept at ambush predation. Typically nocturnal, they bury themselves in sand or mud during the day, emerging at night to feed on smaller fish and invertebrates using their sharp teeth. Their ability to blend in with their surroundings through camouflage adds to their success as predators. Lizardfishes play a role in marine ecosystems, contributing to the intricate dynamics of underwater food webs, and though not often targeted in commercial fisheries, they are noteworthy for their unique adaptations and behaviors in the underwater world.