Bothus robinsi

Twospot Flounder - Bothus robinsi
Twospot Flounder – Bothus robinsi
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
BothidaeBothus robinsiTopp and Hoff1972Twospot Flounder

Bothus robinsi

Unique Characters: Ocular-side pelvic-fin base much longer than base of blind-side pelvic fin, with first rays inserted notably anterior to those of blind-side fin. Caudal fin with 2 large spots, one anterior to the other (in longitudinal series); posteriormost spot on distal portion of caudal-fin rays; body coloration generally dark, spotting and mottling not as pronounced as in Bothus ocellatus, Eyed Flounder.

Similar Species: Eyed Flounder Bothus ocellatus. Ocular-side pelvic-fin base much longer than base of blind-side pelvic fin, with first rays inserted notably anterior to those of blind-side fin. Caudal fin lacking large spots on distal portion of median fin rays, if spots present on caudal fin they are arranged one above the other (in vertical series). Body spotting and mottling pronounced.

Bothus ocellatus
Eyed Flounder – Bothus ocellatus

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