Juvenile Orbicular Batfish Looks Just Like A Dead Leaf

We dug into our archives for this story, something you don’t see every day in the ocean and even less frequent in an aquarium. While diving in Sulawesi last year we came across a rather fat looking leaf. But upon…

Juvenile Orbicular Batfish Looks Just Like A Dead Leaf

Orbicular Batfish It’s common to find dead leaves floating around in the ocean surf, but take a closer look and you might be surprised to find a perfectly camouflaged fish mimicking these dead leaves. Platax orbicularis also known as the…

Rising Tide at it again – captive bred orbic batfish, Platax orbicularis

The Rising Tide model of experimental breeding continues to prove its value, as the team at University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Lab are taking down captive-bred species firsts like it’s going out of style. ┬áImages released yesterday depict post metamorphosis…