Tag Archives: Western Atlantic

Flounder

Flounder

Flounder Flounder are a group of flatfish species. They are demersal fish found at the bottom of oceans around the world; some species will also enter estuaries. The name flounder is used for several only distantly related species, though all are in the suborder Pleuronectoidei (families Achiropsettidae, Bothidae, Pleuronectidae, Paralichthyidae and Samaridae). Some of the better known species that are ...

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The Blue Parrotfish

Blue-Parrotfish

The Blue Parrotfish A member of the parrotfish genus Scarus, blue parrotfish is found on coral reefs in shallow water in the tropical and subtropical parts of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. This fish spends 80% of its time searching for food. The Blue Parrotfish or Scarus coeruleus, is an almost completely bright-blue species of parrot fish ...

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