Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Plate Fish Bothus lunatus

Photo: Larry Morin

Classification

Bothidae [family]
Bothus [genus] (4)
lunatus [species]

Classification

Bothidae [family]
Bothus [genus] (4)
lunatus [species]

Names

English name Plate Fish
Alternative English name Peacock Flounder
Papiamento name Sobra di Dios
Alternative Papiamento name Tapa Tapa
Valid name Bothus lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym Platophrys lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym sensu lato Rhomboidichthys lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification