Batfish meaning

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Any of various marine anglerfishes of the family Ogcocephalidae, having a laterally compressed body with a large disklike head, expanded pectoral fins, and a retractable appendage above the mouth.
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Any of various strangely shaped marine fishes.
  • Any of a family (Ogcocephalidae) of angler fishes.
  • A batlike ray (Myliobatis californica) of the E Pacific.
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Any of several anglerfish of the family Ogcocephalidae.
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Any of several spade-shaped, laterally compressed, reef-dwelling tropical fish of the genus Platax.
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