Classification
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  • English
    • lefteye flounders
  • Scientific Names
    • Bothidae
  • Spanish
    • Lenguados huecos

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Recent observations

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

16623419362 48cae45167 s

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

Observer

sindic

Date

August 16, 1993

Photos / Sounds

What

Eyed Flounder Bothus ocellatus

Observer

knightericm

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

Pretty sure on ID, but any other suggestions?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leopard flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 08:38 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leopard flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 12, 2014 11:56 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

csavy

Date

July 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

P9140018

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

davidr

Date

September 14, 2014 09:16 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

azchipka

Date

November 3, 2010 10:07 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

lefteye flounders Family Bothidae

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

P7195380

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 19, 2014 10:56 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

14030261032 5683f4ee42 s

What

Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

chuckford

Date

March 25, 2014

Place

Cozumel (Google, OSM)
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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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