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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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May 9, 2012 10:42 AM AKDT

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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May 9, 2012 10:43 AM AKDT

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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May 9, 2012 10:50 AM AKDT

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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gwark

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May 9, 2012 10:51 AM AKDT

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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May 8, 2012 11:43 AM AKDT

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Flatfishes Order Pleuronectiformes

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May 7, 2012 12:10 PM AKDT

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Starry Flounder Platichthys stellatus

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sea-kangaroo

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July 23, 2016 03:38 PM PDT

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Caught in a trawl.

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California Tonguefish Symphurus atricaudus

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sea-kangaroo

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July 23, 2016 04:22 PM PDT

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Caught in a trawl.

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California Halibut Paralichthys californicus

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sea-kangaroo

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July 23, 2016 04:23 PM PDT

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Caught in a trawl.

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California Halibut Paralichthys californicus

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July 23, 2016 03:24 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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