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    • Lefteye Flounders
  • Scientific Names
    • Bothidae
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    • Lenguados huecos

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

richardling

Date

May 3, 2014 03:13 PM AEST

Description

The Peacock Flounder (Bothus mancus) is superbly camouflaged against sandy substrates

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

allisonfp

Date

July 23, 2013 12:12 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 14, 2016 09:30 AM AWST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

davidr

Date

November 14, 2016 04:06 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

robvanepps

Date

April 18, 2011 09:54 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lefteye Flounders Family Bothidae

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

February 24, 2014 10:25 AM AEDT

Description

Flounder

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

bridgetspencer

Date

November 12, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

February 19, 2016 02:23 PM AEDT

Description

Lord Howe Island

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

sudachi

Date

September 20, 2016 12:28 AM JST

Description

Grand Cayman

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

neild

Date

July 26, 2013 11:48 AM EDT

Description

DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Date

September 3, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

neild

Date

April 7, 2014 05:16 PM EDT
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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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