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Life cycle of Pancake Batfish (Halieutichthys Intermedius)
These species of fish is partially divided into 2 types of pancake batfishes. The following fishes are as follows.
- Halieutichthys intermedius
- halieutichthys aculeatus
This fish comes from the family of (Ogcocephalidae) batfishes. This fish situated in some of the places like western Atlantic, North Carolina, northern Gulf of Mexico and northern South America. This fish can be spotted out in both sand and marine.
The features of pancake batfish:
Some of the parts like dorsal spines and anal spines were absent. The parts which are excessive compare to other fishes for example in this fish the dorsal soft rays is present up to 4 - 6.
The diet for pancake batfish is crustaceans and polychaete worms and small fishes. The pancake batfish likes live saltwater shrimp and the saltwater shrimp is very attractive to eat. These are the diet of pancake batfish.
This species was discovered in recent times and it is mainly originated in Gulf of Mexico the oil spill. It will safeguard themselves during the attack of other fishes with the help of pancake body. Pancake batfish hide their body with the help of spiky skin and fin. It has two big spotted eyes.
Pancake batfish can live in both sand and ocean its advantage is to walk and swim in both surfaces. Pancake batfish grow up to 4 centimeter's. It lives only in temperature of 72 degrees to 78 degrees Fahrenheit.
The habitats of pancake batfish are as follows. It lives at the temperature of 72 degrees to 78 degrees Fahrenheit. It lives either in sand or in marine. Its advantage is walking and swim in the water. These are habitat of pancake batfish.
Special features of the pancake batfish are as follows. During the attack of other fishes it will safeguard with the help of spiky skin and fin it helps the fish from other enemies it has big 2 spotted eyes are present always it will safeguard them with the spiky skin.
Pancake batfish is mainly found in western Atlantic, North Carolina, northern Gulf of Mexico and northern South America.
This fish is rare species and it will found in some of the area like western Atlantic, North Carolina, northern Gulf of Mexico and northern South America. It's a rare species of fish so the government should take care of the fish and develop their breeds and it is coming out of oil spills and these species is dying day by day. Most of them catch the fishes and destroy their whole breeds. This fish belongs from the family Ogcocephalidae it is also the family of batfish it is also known as Halieutichthys intermedius or halieutichthys aculeatus.