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    • Tonguefishes
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    • Cynoglossidae
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Recent observations

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What

California Tonguefish Symphurus atricaudus

Observer

alex_bairstow

Date

April 25, 2016 02:20 PM HST

Description

Caught and released in the San Diego Bay as part of a biology course.

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Observer

dbarclay

Date

March 14, 2011 02:26 PM CDT

Description

This looks like a sole? It was almost completely transparent. The photo is in focus, but it's still hard to see any detail.

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catta

Date

April 29, 2011

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California Tonguefish Symphurus atricaudus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 04:22 PM PDT

Description

Caught in a trawl.

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California Tonguefish Symphurus atricaudus

Observer

marisa_a

Date

July 23, 2016 03:23 PM PDT

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What

California Tonguefish Symphurus atricaudus

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 20, 2016 01:38 PM PDT

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Observer

jennmer

Date

June 11, 2016 11:28 AM EDT

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What

California Tonguefish Symphurus atricaudus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 4, 2016 01:05 PM MST

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Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 22, 2013

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Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 10, 2013

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What

Tonguefishes Family Cynoglossidae

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 18, 2013

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Tonguefishes Family Cynoglossidae

Observer

albertomendoza

Date

October 16, 2013
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Description from Wikipedia

Tonguefishes are a family, Cynoglossidae, of flatfishes. They are distinguished by the presence of a long hook on the snout overhanging the mouth, and the absence of pectoral fins. Their eyes are both on the left side of their body, which also lacks a pelvic fin.

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