Scientific Name Platax pinnatus
Other Name(s) Pinnate Batfish; Dusky Batfish; Red-Faced Batfish
Care Level Public Display Only
Young with bright orange outline on head and elongated fins; wide gray bar appears mid body with age; transitions to silver body with 2 black bars as adults. Captive-bred young in the 1″ – 3″ range are sometimes available, but their adult size of 15″ makes the Pinnatus Batfish unsuitable for the hobby.