Jul 29, 2006

Luscious Lips

Rasmus sent me a link to this beauty. The aptly named rosy lipped batfish is a native of the Cocos island, off the Costa Rican coastline. This little lady has taken a page out of the anglerfish's handbook, and uses an appendage to lure edible fish in close. As if those luscious lips weren't enough of an attractant ...

Photo courtesy:
Science Blogs.

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