ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Round batfish. Head of a round, or orbicular, batfish (Platax orbicularis). This solitary fish is found in the Indo-Pacific region in open waters over sandy deep lagoons, channels and seaward reefs. It grows up to 50 centimetres in length. It is an omnivorous fish, feeding on algae, invertebrates and small fish. Photographed in the Indian Ocean.
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