- MASDEA (1997).
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
|Specimen Records:||554||Public Records:||133|
|Specimens with Sequences:||454||Public Species:||27|
|Specimens with Barcodes:||442||Public BINs:||29|
|Species With Barcodes:||68|
Lefteye flounders are a family, Bothidae, of flounders. They are called "lefteye flounders" because most species lie on the sea bottom on their right sides, with both eyes on their left sides. A helpful reminder when trying to recall the family name for this fish is that "Bothidae (Both o' dey) eyes are on the same side o' dey head." The family is also distinguished by the presence of spines on the snout and near the eyes.
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