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Outer Bamnks diving on the Great Escape Southern California Live-Aboard Dive Boat

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Posted by jlyle on September 09, 2004 at 08:06:59:

In Reply to: Fantail Sole (Xystreurys liolepis) posted by Chris on September 08, 2004 at 17:30:40:

Yes, but except for the rare specimen, two of the four flatfish families (tongue soles and turbots) are always sinistral (eyes on the left side); the other two (both flounders) are dextral (eyes on the right side). The odds are, if the fish is sinistral that the id is correct.




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