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Recent observations

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Starry Flounder Platichthys stellatus

Observer

mbowser

Date

June 22, 2016

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Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

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scubale

Date

September 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 23, 2016 11:00 AM GYT

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California halibut Paralichthys californicus

Observer

adrained

Date

June 24, 2016 08:15 AM PDT

Description

These is terrible photo without a picture of the whole fish -- just the tail pretty much and the very back of the body. But I was lucky to get it at all.

It was a fairly large fish, ~1 ft long

I see there was another observation in exactly the same spot in 2012

I waited hoping it might swing back around since the channel up stream was pretty shallow.

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speckled sanddab Citharichthys stigmaeus

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joetyburczy

Date

June 23, 2016 08:59 AM PDT

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Sand dab Limanda limanda

Date

September 18, 2014 11:03 AM BST

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Pacific sanddab Citharichthys sordidus

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lmeade

Date

May 7, 2016 10:57 AM PDT

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Hogchoker Trinectes maculatus

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matthewherron

Date

June 9, 2016 01:54 AM CDT

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Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 21, 2016 08:45 AM GYT

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Winter flounder Pseudopleuronectes americanus

Observer

mapduck

Date

June 11, 2016

Description

observed by Chester Zarnoch

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Windowpane Flounder Scophthalmus aquosus

Observer

che

Date

June 10, 2016 06:31 PM EDT

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jennmer

Date

June 11, 2016 11:28 AM EDT
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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.

No range data available.
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