Orb Fish (Ephippus orbis)

Also known as Orbicular Spadefish, Orbiculate Spadefish, Round Spadefish

Description

Also know as Orbicular Spadefish, Orbiculate Spadefish, Round Spadefish.

Found in shallow waters over mud bottoms of coastal reefs.
They feed on fish and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 10-30m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

Batfish have a flattened profile, juvenile batfish are extremely tall finned, but as they grow they become more rounded.
Often Inquisitive of divers. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/8243

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