New Drop Off, Koror, Palau
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
Pretty sure on ID, but any other suggestions?
Lefteye flounders are a family, Bothidae, of flounders. They are called "lefteye flounders" because most species lie on the sea bottom on their right side, with both eyes on the left side. A helpful reminder when trying to recall the family name for this fish is that "Bothidae (Both o' dey) eyes are on the same side o' dey head." The family is also distinguished by the presence of spines on the snout and near the...