Halieutichthys aculeatus

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
OgcocephalidaeHalieutichthys aculeatus(Mitchill)1818Pancake Batfish

Halieutichthys aculeatus

Unique Characters: Underside of body naked. Pectoral-fin lobe attached to tail by skin. Lure in cavity above mouth very small, often obscured by puffy skin. Body flattened, almost circular in outline.

Similar Species: None.

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