If you thought that the frogfish in Lembeh were weird, then this ranks in the same league. The red-lipped batfish or Galapagos batfish is found around the Galapagos Islands at depths of 30m or more. It is mainly known for its bright red lips, and they look just right for a kiss!
These batfish are not good swimmers; they use their highly-adapted pectoral fins to “walk” on the ocean floor. They also have a lure, similar to a frogfish, that is used like a fishing pole to attract and catch prey.
You don’t need to go all the way to Galapagos to see weird fish, just visit us in Lembeh!!