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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

serena83

Date

October 3, 2015

Description

One individual of Bothus (originally I thought it was Solea) in the archaeological park of Baia, Pozzuoli, Italy. Observation made on the 3/10/2015 at about 12:00.
If you can help with identifying the species that would be great thanks.
Photo credits: Matteo Varenna

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

dpom

Date

January 3, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

davidr

Date

January 3, 2016 02:16 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Date

December 12, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Date

December 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Date

November 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

whodden

Date

September 16, 2010

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

whodden

Date

September 15, 2007

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

whodden

Date

August 25, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

knightericm

Date

October 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Peacock Flounder Bothus mancus

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 30, 2015 03:18 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Panther Flounder Bothus pantherinus

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 30, 2015 02:46 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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