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Tropical flounder

Bothus mancus


Flat body, both eyes on one side, size upto 42 cm. Solitary. Feeds on fishes and crustaceans.


Sandy areas near coral & rock reefs, from 3 upto 40 metres depth.


Occasional spotting off Isla de Coco (Cocos Island) - seen near Manuelita Island, north side of Isla de Coco

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2013

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