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Family Bothidae

HAWAII

Bothus mancus

Fish Hole, Midway Atoll, 30 feet

 

Palea Point, Oahu, 30 feet

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

100 foot Hole, Waikiki, Oahu, 85 feet

FLOWERY FLOUNDER    pāki‘i

Uncommon on hard reef at scuba depths.  Forehead profile is concave and the eyes are set far apart, the forward edge of upper eye located behind an imaginary vertical line from the rear edge of the lower eye.  Attains 18 inches.  Hawai‘i, Indo-Pacific & Tropical Eastern Pacific.