Juvenile peacock flounder

Peacock flounder  (Bothus mancus) juvenile on a blackwater dive in the Solomon Islands. Note both eyes are on the same side of the body - hence the fish is considered a juvenile, despite still being pelagic. Solomon Islands.

Peacock flounder (Bothus mancus) juvenile on a blackwater dive in the Solomon Islands. Note both eyes are on the same side of the body - hence the fish is considered a juvenile, despite still being pelagic. Solomon Islands.