Tiera batfish

Platax teira is a fish from the Indo-West Pacific.

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The Tiera batfish lives in the reef-associated, amphidromous, marine, depth range - 20 m environment.

Tiera Batfish (aka Longfin Batfish) - Also known as the Longfin Batfish, this impressive fish can grow up to titanic proportions, measuring 24 inches from top to bottom. More

Common Name: Tiera Batfish Other: Tiera Bat Fish, Platax Teira Scientific Name: Platax Teira Minimum Tank Size: 30 Level of Care: Moderate Diet: Carnivore, feed meaty foods such as feeder shrimp, marine fles ... $47. More

Tiera Batfish does not have any Contacts at this time. More

The Tiera Batfish can also learn to feed from the owner's fingers. More

Common Name(s): Tiera Batfish, Tall-fin Batfish Scientific Name: Platax Teira Local Name(s): Orh Cao Xi, Ikan Bona Precaution: Harmless Edible: Yes CNR Time: 1 min Discuss and find out more about this fish More

This fish is known as Tiera Batfish and the correct latin name is Platax Teira. It belongs to the Batfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care A peaceful fish, however it is not recommended for classic aquariums. More

Tiera batfish; Longfin batfish; Humpback batfish; Atlantic batfish; Circular batfish; Shortnose batfish; Starry batfish; Silver batfish; Roughback batfish; Orbiculate batfish; Orbicular batfish; Dusky batfish; Teira batfish; Northern redbelly dace; Redbelly yellowtail fusilier; Mountain redbelly dace; Redbelly water snake; More

Also notice how big the Tiera Batfish is after... More

Common names

Alibangbang in Cebuano
batfish in English
batfish in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
bati bulukovu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Bayang-bayang in Ilokano
Benei in Misima-Paneati
Berbaharu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Cá Nh?n in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Nhạn in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Dahon-dahon in Waray-waray
Dahong gabi in Tagalog
Dapugan in Davawenyo
Darapugan in Tagalog
Darapugan in Waray-waray
Dayapogan in Surigaonon
Diapugan in Surigaonon
Draunavonu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Emad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Gadang-gadang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Gebel jaha in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Gundolimas in Mahl
Iga raurau in Gela
Jivijivi draudrau in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Kilyong in Tagalog
Koitovao in Gela
laca in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Langfinnet flagermusfisk in Danish (dansk)
Langvin-vlermuisvis in Afrikaans
Lasi daveta in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Lati daveta in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
lati ni daveta in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Longfin batfish in English
Longfin spadefish in English
Mana-I in Waray-waray
Manchung laut in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Marau in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Mikazuki-tsubame-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Mwul-meimeiy in Austronesian (Other)
Mwul-meimeiy in Carolinian
Orbicular batfish in Unknown
Pekapeka in Unknown
Platax à longues nageoires in French (français)
Platax jenggot in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Puna in Unknown
Round faced batfish in English
Roundface batfish in English
Sifisifi naivatu in Tongan
Tall-fin batfish in English
Teira batfish in English
Telinga gajah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tiera batfish in English
Tivitivi raunivau in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Tudong periok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tudung tempayan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Vunavuna in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
尖翅燕魚 in Mandarin Chinese
尖翅燕鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
燕魚 in Mandarin Chinese
燕鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
깃털제비활치 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Ephippidae
Genus : Platax
Species : Platax teira
Authority : Forssk