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    • Flatfishes
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    • Pleuronectiformes
    • Heterosomata

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P4190305

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

davidr

Date

April 19, 2015 03:38 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

starry flounder Platichthys stellatus

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 31, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Angler flatfish Asterorhombus fijiensis

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 15, 2015 02:57 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Angler flatfish Asterorhombus fijiensis

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 15, 2015 02:56 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

P3280299

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

davidr

Date

March 28, 2015 03:00 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

winter flounder Pseudopleuronectes americanus

Observer

msieges

Date

March 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Banded sole Soleichthys heterorhinos

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 10, 2015 07:20 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

sand dab Scophthalmus aquosus

Observer

margaretcd

Date

March 13, 2015 09:11 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

P2190151

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

davidr

Date

February 19, 2015 01:35 AM TKT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

fdouglasmartin

Date

April 15, 1973

Description

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.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

sudachi

Date

July 19, 2014 08:52 AM JST

Description

Bothus mancus
モンダルマガレイ

Miyakojima, Okinawa, Japan
宮古島、沖縄

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock sole (Lepidopsetta bilineata) Lepidopsetta bilineata

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 16, 2015 12:02 AM AKST

Description

Two individuals. 60 feet depth

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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.