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Ogcocephalus darwini - Red Lip Batfish

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General information
Scientific: Ogcocephalus darwini
Common: Red Lip Batfish
Origin: East-Pacific
Size: up to 25 cm
Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C)
Feeding: Crabs, Crustaceans, Frozen Food (large sort), Invertebrates, Mysis, Schrimps, Zooplankton
Degree of difficulty Not suitable for home aquaria!
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Husbandry Ogcocephalus darwini, also known as the Red Lip Batfish, is found in the Southeast Pacific. From Galapagos Islands south to Peru. Found on sandy bottoms and believed to be predatory, feeding on small invertebrates. The pictures was taken near Cocos island/Costa Rica.

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae
Genus: Ogcocephalus
Species: O. Darwini

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