Taken from a tide pool on beachrock but with a sandy bottom. The color is deteriorated but you can see the light colored rings on the bodies.
Miyakojima, Okinawa, Japan
Two individuals. 60 feet depth
observado mientras se buceaba en el arrecife natural de Aguadilla
120 feet down - two individuals caught, one photographed.
ID changed due to:
- Eyes too close together
- white muscle bands on blind side.
A flatfish is a member of the order (Pleuronectiformes) of ray-finned demersal fishes, also called the Heterosomata, sometimes classified as a suborder of Perciformes. In many species, both eyes lie on one side of the head, one or the other migrating through and around the head during development. Some species face their left sides upward, some face their right sides upward, and others face either side upward.