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    • lefteye flounders
  • Scientific Names
    • Bothidae
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    • Lenguados huecos

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Recent observations

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)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 24, 2012 12:00 PM CEST

Place

Lanzarote (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wide-eyed flounder Bothus podas

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 23, 2012 10:15 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 20, 2012 12:45 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wide-eyed Flounder Bothus podas

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 20, 2012 10:45 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

March 4, 2014

Description

eyes don't seem to match anything but Peacock but blue seems missing on rosettes. Fish was maybe 4" long

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Peacock Flounder Bothus lunatus

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

February 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawaiian Dwarf Flounder Engyprosopon hawaiiensis

Observer

davidr

Date

February 17, 2014 11:15 AM HST
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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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