Halieutichthys aculeatus (Mitchill, 1818). Thorn-like bony projections encircle the pancake batfish’s skull and follow the contours of its body near the tail. This flat-as-a-pancake fish is found on sandy ocean bottoms from North Carolina to Brazil. Size of specimen: 9.5 centimeters (3.7 inches)
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