THE WILD AND WONDERFUL: The Red-lipped Batfish lives in the waters surrounding the Galapagos Islands and is known to be a terrible swimmer. Instead, it gets around by using its fins to walk on the sea floor.
Platax teira, also known as the teira batfish, longfin batfish, longfin spadefish, or round faced batfish is a fish from the Indo-West Pacific. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 60 cm in) in length.
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”.