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Family Bothidae

HAWAII

Bothus pantherinus

Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 40 feet

 

Kahala, Oahu, 2 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 45 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 45 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 45 feet

Pu'u Olai, Maui, 30 feet

PANTHER FLOUNDER    pāki‘i

Common on sand or rubble at any depth.  Forehead profile is rounded and the eyes are set close together, the forward edge of upper eye overlaps an imaginary vertical line from the back of the lower eye.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawai‘i & the Indo-Pacific.