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Armless Flounder
2007-02-13 13:03:04

The armless flounder, Neoachiropsetta milfordi, is a southern flounder, the only species in the genus Neoachiropsetta. It is found in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic waters, in depths of between 328 and 3280 feet (100 and 1000 m), and grows to between 11.81 and 23.62 in (30 and 60 cm) in length. The armless flounder has both eyes on the left side of the head and lies on its right side. It has...

Yellowspotted Sawtail
2007-02-13 12:42:35

The Yellowspotted sawtail, Prionurus maculatus, is a tang of the family Acanthuridae, found in the southwest Pacific Ocean on rocky or coral reefs. Length is up to 17.72 in (45 cm). The yellowspotted sawtail is a deep-bodied fish with a pointed snout, small fins, and a distinctive long-lobed caudal fin. Like all members of this family it has a sharp spine on each side of the caudal peduncle....

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