Batfish – Friendliest Fish in the Sea

The Batfish – Clowns of the SeaHave you ever wondered to yourself “What is the friendliest fish in the ocean?” Well, wonder no more! The answer to this question is actually quite obvious, it’s the ever so curious batfish. When I say batfish, I mean the Indo Pacific version, the Platax genus as opposed to the flat bottom dwelling fish. The batfish is also called a spadefish by some but it’s actually from a different genus than the Atlantic spadefish.There are five species found in the Indo Pacific and they all share similar characteristics. The most distinct is obviously their “dinner plate” shape and silver/brown coloring. Some, such as the Platax teira are often found in large schools where as the Batavia is usually found alone or in pairs. They inhabit a number of…


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