Platax teira

Platax teira

Longfin batfish

Distribution: from the Red Sea and East Africa to southern Japan, Papua New Guinea and the Great Barrier Reef.

Often confused with Platax pinnatus and Platax orbicularis.

Spots where Platax teira has been spotted by snorkelers

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