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Platax batavianus

(Platax batavianus)

Description

The humpback batfish (Platax batavianus), is a species of batfish in the family Ephippidae. They are found in coral reefs around the Indo-Pacific region. Adults can grow up to 65 centimetres (26 in) at maximum.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Ephippidae
Genus:Platax
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