Flowery flounder

Flowery flounders typically inhabit between rocks, or on the sea bed around coral reefs. They usually lurk below the sand and camouflage themselves as sand. Flowery flounders are large species amongst bothidae family. Large specimens can be over 40 cm long. They feed on small fish or crustaceans such as shrimps and crabs.

Scientific Name
Bothus mancus
Order: Pleuronectiformes, Family: Bothidae
South of Wakayama Prefecture, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean