Wide-Eyed Flounder

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Il Rombo di rena - Bothus podas - Wide-eyed flounder - intotheblue.it

Bothus podas, also known Wide-eyed flounder, belongs to the class Osteichthyes, to the subclass Actinopterygii, order Heterosamata, family Bothidae.

The flat body has an ovalesque shape, the eyes are on the left side of the head. The roar of sand has a fairly modest size, in fact it reaches a maximum length of 20 cm. According to the environment where live the coloring lives varies from grey to beige or brown; The lower part is white in color. It has a great ability to hide in the sand and to quickly change the color of the skin to better camouflage itself and escape predators as you can see in our short video. It lives on the sandy seabed of the Mediterranean Sea, of the Atlantic Ocean from Angola to the Azores, and we find it already a few meters deep.

Il Rombo di rena - Bothus podas - Wide-eyed flounder - intotheblue.it

Il Rombo di rena – Bothus podas – Wide-eyed flounder – intotheblue.it

Il Rombo di rena - Bothus podas - Wide-eyed flounder - intotheblue.it

Il Rombo di rena – Bothus podas – Wide-eyed flounder – intotheblue.it

 

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Fanino Cirivasi Fanino Cirivasi ha scritto / wrote 125 articoli / Posts.
Questo articolo è stato scritto il / This article was written on 08/09/2019
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