ROSY-LIPPED “COCOS” BATFISH (Ogcocephalus porrectus)
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The rosy-lipped batfish, are found near Cocos Island off the coast of Costa Rica. Batfish are not good swimmers; they use their pectoral fins to “walk” on the ocean floor. When the batfish reaches adulthood, its dorsal fin becomes a single spine-like projection that lures prey.
Fact Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-lipped_batfish
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A Cocos batfish - also known as a rosy-lipped batfish (Ogcocephalus porrectus) - is pictured in waters off Cocos Island, Costa Rica. Picture: Daniel Selmeczi/Steve Bloom / Rex Feature