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10 of the oddest marine animals

June 5, 2013, 1 p.m.
Longfin Batfish

Photo: Anna Norris

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Longfin batfish

Next time you see a floating leaf in the Indo-Pacific, look again. Juvenile longfin batfish, which inhabit sea grass and floating sargassum weed beds, have been known to act like leaves floating in the water to mimic their surroundings.