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    • Batfishes
  • Scientific Names
    • Ogcocephalidae
  • Spanish
    • Peces murciéllago

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Recent observations

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What

Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

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connor19

Date

November 8, 2016 03:31 PM EST

Description

Do not know species, was described as a "walking batfish"

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Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

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michiko

Date

September 25, 2016 03:01 PM EDT

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Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

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michiko

Date

September 25, 2016 03:01 PM EDT

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What

Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

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lutzs603

Date

September 29, 2016 03:38 PM EDT

Description

Caught at Mullet Key at around 2pm

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What

Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

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michiko

Date

September 25, 2016 02:57 PM EDT

Description

Dead on beach, likely due to red tide

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What

Shortnose batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus

Observer

salamander9505

Date

June 16, 2016 10:40 AM CDT

Description

Washed up on shore.

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davidr

Date

August 15, 2015 04:08 AM HST

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What

Shortnose batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus

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jujurenoult

Date

May 27, 2011

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No photos or sounds

What

Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

Observer

adrianaalvarez

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Especie de pez murciélago fue grabado a 200 metros de profundidad frente a las costas de Veracruz. Ya había sido observado en otra ocasión a 50m de profundidad.
Identificado por Alejandro Medina Chena como Ogcocephalus nasutus. De acuerdo con la literatura, este pez bentónico pertenece al suborden lophiiformes, familia Ogcocephalidae con distribución tropical y subtropical en todos los mares del mundo.
en el video se le ve caminando en el fondo marino apoyándose en sus aletas pectorales y ventrales. su cuerpo es alargado y comprimido, con una vista anterior triangular

Observado por Fernando Casares Alvarez y otros miembros de la tripulación de un barco finlandés.

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What

Batfishes Family Ogcocephalidae

Observer

bjgaughan

Date

November 18, 2015 02:45 PM CST

Description

Does anyone know what this is? Is it a type of sting ray covered in barnacles? Or type of fish?

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What

Shortnose batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus

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rpmann

Date

December 24, 2013

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What

Shortnose batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus

Observer

cmstinson

Date

March 16, 2004

Description

Hand-caught in shallow water on west side of island, examined, photographed, and released.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Ogcocephalidae are a family of bottom-dwelling, specially adapted fish. They are sometimes referred to as seabats, batfishes, or anglerfishes. They are found in tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide. They are mostly found at depths between 200 and 3,000 m (660 and 9,840 ft), but have been recorded as deep as 4,000 m (13,000 ft). A few species live in much shallower coastal waters and exceptionally may enter river estuaries.

No range data available.
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