Sand flounder

The New Zealand flounder, Rhombosolea plebeia, is a righteye flounder of the genus Rhombosolea, found around New Zealand in shallow waters down to depths of 100 m.

The Sand flounder lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 22 - 100 m environment.

Sand Flounder are endemic to New Zealand and are the most abundant of the flounder species. They are widespread around inshore areas, especially at the mouths of large rivers or over sandy bottoms. More

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ventrals of the sand flounder are as wide at the base as they are at the tip, each simulating a detached segment of the anal fin. More

the sand flounder, which is similarly left-handed (p. More

Windowpane or sand flounder, Scophthalmus aquosus, is a thin bodied, left eyed flatfish species distributed in the northwest Atlantic from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida (Bigelow and Schroeder 1953). More

Common names

dab in English
New Zealand flounder in English
New Zealand sand flounder in English
Paatiki in Maori (te reo Māori)
Sand flounder in English
Sandflynder in Danish (dansk)
Solha-da-areia-de-Novazelândia in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Rhombosolea
Species : Rhombosolea plebeia
Authority : Richardson, 1843