SCUBA TravelBatfish, Yongala
Australian Batfish photo

Photo copyright Tim Nicholson.
Platax orbicularis Batfish
Taken on the wreck of the Yongala, Australia.

Found around Queensland, this batfish grows to 50 cm and likes to be between 10 and 25 m. Adult fish are siler with black-edged fins and a faint black stripe over their eyes.

More pictures of batfish are in the Australia and Red Sea rooms of our photo gallery.

Further Reading
The Underwater Photographer: Digital and Traditional Techniques, by by Martin Edge, Paperback, 536 pages (2009)

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