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    • lefteye flounders
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    • Bothidae
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Recent observations

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What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 16, 2016 11:03 AM BST

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What

lefteye flounders Family Bothidae

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

May 16, 2016

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What

Thor's scaldfish Arnoglossus thori

Observer

jpsilva

Date

September 25, 2013 10:25 AM WEST

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What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Date

May 1, 2016

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Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

maycl

Date

March 7, 2016

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Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

beaker98

Date

March 23, 2016

Description

Flat fish with eyes on the upper side. Multi-colored spotting pattern across the fish.

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What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

jpsilva

Date

June 15, 2012 12:21 PM WEST

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Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

jpsilva

Date

June 12, 2010 09:33 PM WEST

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What

Thor's scaldfish Arnoglossus thori

Observer

jpsilva

Date

July 4, 2012 12:37 PM WEST

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What

Thor's scaldfish Arnoglossus thori

Observer

jpsilva

Date

June 19, 2013 10:51 AM WEST

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What

Thor's scaldfish Arnoglossus thori

Observer

jpsilva

Date

June 19, 2013 11:03 AM WEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Date

March 12, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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