Windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus)

Windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus) 

Also know as ... sand flounder, paper mouth, sundial flounder

Description ...

Windowpane or Sundial flounder are more rounded in shape (less oval) than their flatfish cousins and are easily distinguished.  They are thin bodied with less muscle than other flatfish and the eyes are on the left side.  They are  pale to translucent with a olive green to a light brown color.   When held up to sunlight you can see the outline of the stomach and skeleton, hence the name windowpane.  there are many small, irregular shaped dark spots, and some white spots along the . . .

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