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Recent observations

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No photos or sounds

What

starry flounder Platichthys stellatus

Observer

dreierj

Date

September 28, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Sand Sole Psettichthys melanostictus

Observer

dreierj

Date

September 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis

Observer

dreierj

Date

August 20, 1989

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis

Observer

dreierj

Date

September 1, 1989

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis

Observer

jeff_lesh

Date

September 9, 2014 06:33 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 03:23 PM PDT

Description

Not really sure if the ID can be resolved here, but whatever, this was a pretty neat find. This tiny fish was about 1 cm and found swimming in a very warm, very shallow puddle in a road rut that was filling with water at high tide. Not a sanddab, as I'd first guessed, since that's a lefteye flounder and this is clearly a righteye.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

davidr

Date

September 14, 2014 09:16 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Winter Flounder Pseudopleuronectes americanus

Observer

eheupel

Date

August 7, 2014 01:18 PM EDT

Description

A young winter flounder (Psuedopleuronectes americanus) found in the shallows while doing a fish count.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fluke Paralichthys dentatus

Observer

eheupel

Date

September 12, 2014 12:39 PM EDT

Description

Large summer flounder or fluke (Paralichthys dentatus) just after it bolted from hiding underneath me,

Photos / Sounds

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What

Therese's sole Aseraggodes therese

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 08:55 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

azchipka

Date

November 3, 2010 10:07 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

harumkoh

Date

August 5, 2014 01:58 PM IRKT

Description

マツカワ.
in Sunpiazza aquarium.
lives in north part of Japan.

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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.