Bay whiff

The Bay whiff lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 75 m environment.

Bay Whiff Distribution and Abundance in Galveston Bay, Texas Lindsay Ann Glass Texas A&M, 5007 Ave U #102, Galveston, TX 77551 Bay whiff (Citharichtys spilopterus) are the numerically dominant flatfish More

Bay whiffs, Citharichthys spilopterus, were sampled in Mamangu More

The bay whiff, Citharichthys spilopterus, is a relatively small flatfish of the family Bothidae. Members of this group are known as "lefteye flounders" because both eyes and pigmentation are on the left side of the body. More

Bay whiffs, like other flatfish, have both eyes and all their color on one side. That's the up side when they swim, and for bay whiffs, that's always the left side since they're part of the left-sided flatfish family. More

Common names

Arepa playera in Spanish (español)
Arrevés in Spanish (español)
bay whiff in English
Buryi tsitarikht in Russian (русский язык)
Flounder in English
Lenguado in Spanish (español)
Lenguado pardo in Spanish (español)
Lenguado playero in Spanish (español)
LÌngua-de-vaca in Portuguese (Português)
Linguado in Portuguese (Português)
Miracielo in Spanish (español)
Rombou de plage in French (français)
Solha in Portuguese (Português)
Solha dente de velho in Portuguese (Português)
Solha urumaçara in Portuguese (Português)
Solha-comprida in Portuguese (Português)
Solha-linguada in Portuguese (Português)
Tapaculo in Spanish (español)
斑鰭副棘鮃 in Mandarin Chinese
斑鳍副棘鲆 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Paralichthyidae
Genus : Citharichthys
Species : Citharichthys spilopterus
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