Peacock Flounder (Bothus lunatus) blending in

Peacock Flounder (Bothus lunatus) blending in

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Caption: Peacock Flounder (Bothus lunatus) can grow to 18 inches. Inhabits sand and coral rubble areas relying on camouflage for protection. They can dramatically change colours to match the bottom. Photographed in Grand Cayman.

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