Red-lipped Bat Fish - This oddity of nature is found in the Galapagos and has a close relative in Central American waters. It is a slow swimmer and prefers to drag itself in the sea bottom using its fins as “hands”.
Red-lipped batfish - Red-lipped batfish The red-lipped batfish gives the impression that it tried to compensate for an unusual body by caking on the lipstick. Interestingly, they are better suited for 'walking' along the ocean floor than swimming.
Red-lipped Batfish - found around the Galapagos Islands at depths of 100 feet or more. Batfish are not good swimmers; they use their highly-adapted pectoral fins to “walk” on the ocean floor. It eats shrimps, small fish, crabs, etc.
The Red Lipped Batfish (Ogcocephalus darwini) is an unusual looking fish found near the Galapagos Islands. They have the amazing ability to actually walk on their pectoral fins! Red Lipped Batfish eat shrimps, mollusks, small fish, crabs, and worms.