Tag: Moonfish/Fingerfish (Monodactylidae)

The Monodactylidae is a family of fish commonly referred to as "monos", "moonyfish" or "fingerfish".

All have a flattened body, with a disc-shaped body and tall anal and dorsal fins.

The Monodactylidae is a family of fish commonly referred to as "monos", "moonyfish" or "fingerfish".

All have a flattened body, with a disc-shaped body and tall anal and dorsal fins.

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Silver Batfish (Monodactylus Argenteus)

Although often locally referred to as Silver Batfish, this species does not belong within the Batfish (Ephippidae) family.