Longfin batfish - platax pinnatus with diver at the Japanese wreck near Amed - Bali.
Platax pinnatus has been observed to significantly reduce algal growths on coral in studies simulating overfishing on the Great Barrier Reef.
As a juvenile it is brown with orange stripe outlining its entire body. Adults become a dull silver. This fish grows to a maximum size of 45 centimetres (18 in)
The Japanese wreck at at Banyuning near Amed in Bali is...more »