African Spadefish (Tripterodon orbis)

Also known as No there name


Also know as No other name

Found in coastal waters, around coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on algae and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 75cm
Depth - 5-70m
Widespread Western Indian Ocean

Batfish have a flattened profile, juvenile batfish are extremely tall finned, but as they grow they become more rounded.
Often Inquisitive of divers. Ref:


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