Polka-dot Batfish

The polka-dot batfish can be, as the name implies, covered by spots however coloration is highly variable and most fish are a brown color.

The polka-dot batfish is a slow moving bottom species. The polka-dot batfish like some angler fish uses a spine as a moveable fishing lure to attract small fish, shrimp and crabs. They are found along the Florida coast, northern Gulf of Mexico and along the Yucatan Peninsula.

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