Platax pinnatus

Dusky batfish

Distribution: from Indonesia and southern Japan to the Solomon Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

Often confused with Platax teira and Platax orbicularis.

Spots where Platax pinnatus has been spotted by snorkelers

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