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Short-nosed batfish, toadfish

Ogcocephalus nasutus


Strange fish with paddle like fins, hops along the sea floor using its 'nose' to dig for mollusks and other small prey items.


Shallow warm waters of the Caribbean Sea.


Highly venomous, called Toadfish by local residents.

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Stann Creek, Belize

Spotted on Oct 10, 2009
Submitted on Oct 29, 2011

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