Gallery description : flounder

The life span is 3 - 10 years. Flounder inhabits tropical coastal waters. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. Flounder (paralichthys) is 12.5cm - 64cm (5in - 25in).

Click here to see more information about flounders
Facts about flounders
NameFlounder
GenusParalichthys
Average Clutch Size25
Life Span3 - 10 years
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPleuronectiformes
Main PreySmall fish, shrimp, crabs
PredatorsLarge fish, sharks, eels
KingdomAnimalia
HabitatTropical coastal waters
Skin TypeScales
PhylumChordata
OriginAtlantic and pacific oceans
Distinctive FeaturesFlattened body often with coloured spots
FamilyParalichthyidae
Optimum pH Level6.5 - 8.0
DietCarnivore
Water TypeSalt
ColourBrown, black, yellow, white, tan
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Common NameFlounder
Size (L)12.5cm - 64cm (5in - 25in)
Scientific NameParalichthys
Image Details
Description Flounder. Yaklash's Stuffed Flounder | Tail Tail Signs
Width 3264 pixels
Heigh 2448 pixels
File type JPG
Download this image
Animal Picture Society (beta)