Etropus ectenes Jordan, 1889
Sole flounder
photo by Eakins, R.

Family:  Cyclopsettidae (Sand whiffs)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Colombia to Peru.
Biology:  Inhabits soft bottoms of shallow waters, including estuaries. Utilized fresh or as fishmeal.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 February 2021 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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