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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Baby Pinnatus Batfish

This bizarre batfish has an orange line along its outline. To deter predators it wiggles its body making it difficult to pinpoint.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Labuanbajo, Indonesia
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Simon Lorenz