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Flatfishes

C-O Sole

Pleuronichthys coenosus

      
(1-2: Indian Rock, Catalina / 3-7: San Carlos Beach, Monterey)

Many flatfishes will flap their fins to bury themselves in a layer of sand:
 
(1-2: San Carlos Beach, Monterey)


Speckled Sanddab

Citharichthys stigmaeus

       
(1,3: San Carlos Beach, Monterey / 2,5-8: Whaler's Cove, Point Lobos / 4: Lovers Cove, Monterey)


Spotted Turbot

Pleuronichthys ritteri

(1: San Carlos Beach, Monterey)


Starry Flounder

Platichthys stellatus

(1: Monterey State Beach, Monterey)