Common name: Red-lipped batfish
Scientific name: Ogcocephalus darwini
Habitat: Found in the Galapagos at a depth of about 30 m and deeper.
The red lipped batfish is a weird looking fish found in the Galapagos island,the fish is named for its bright red mouth, rest of its body is brown and spotted with deeper brown color. The batfish is a weak swimmer. Instead of swimming they walk on sea floor with the well developed pectoral fins.
Red-lipped batfish is carnivorous and eats other smaller fishes and sometimes shrimps and other small organisms which they attract with illicium (a body part).
They are predators of the sea-floor feeding on small invertebrates.