Bothus pantherinus (Ruppell, 1830)

Common Name: 
Leopard Flounder

Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Widespread tropical Indo - Pacific. In Australia recorded from Queensland south to central New South Wales and including Lord Howe Island.

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents sandy and muddy substrates, estuaries and bays. Depth to 100 m.

Additional Notes: 

Benthic feeder on small fish and invertebrates. Grows to 39cm.


R. Stuart-Smith, G. Edgar, A. Green, I. Shaw, Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland Publishers, 2015. p.443.