Greenback Flounder

Rhombosolea tapirina Günther, 1862

A greenish to greyish or brownish flounder, with a pale underside, a distinctly rhomboidal shape, a long fleshy snout, and no pelvic fins on the underside. Darker spots and blotches may be present on the upper side

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What habitats does Rhombosolea tapirina live in?

Adults inhabit sandy, silty and muddy areas in sheltered bays, estuaries, and inshore coastal waters in depths to 100 metres

What is the distribution of Rhombosolea tapirina?

Southern Australia from NSW to WA including Tasmania

How big does Rhombosolea tapirina grow?

Can grow to around 45cm

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