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Bothus mancus
Bothus mancus
Tropical Flounder
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0913 0139 (2013-09-03)

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  • date of photo  Apr 5, 2012
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Maui Ocean Center
  • animal's place of origin   Ma'Alaea, Maui (Hawaii, US)
  • notes   The peacock flounder (Bothus mancus), also known as the flowery flounder, is a species of fish in the family Bothidae (lefteye flounders). The species is found widely in relatively shallow waters in the Indo-Pacific, also ranging into warmer parts of the east Pacific.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Flatfish 120405 _D339534
  • photo category: Animal - Fish
  • original filename: Flatfish 120405 _D339534.jpg

  • common names   Tropical Flounder (photographer)
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