Fish – Red -Lipped Batfish
Saturday, August 27th, 2022
The Red-lipped batfish is an odd-looking species of fish in the anglerfish family which gets its name from the pronounced red coloring around its mouth its flat, bat-like body. Also called the Galapagos batfish, It makes its home primarily in the ocean surrounding the Galapagos Islands as well as near Peru, but it has been known to wash up elsewhere in the pacific. The Red-lipped batfish is a mottled greyish brown on its back with a lighter-colored underside and often a dark stripe down its spine.