|Scientific Name||Rhombosolea plebeia|
|Alternative Name(s)||Diamond, Tinplate, Dab|
|Typical Length||250 - 400mm|
Sand flounder are a green-brown colour on the top side, with a white belly. They have a diamond shaped body, with rounded ‘corners’ at the dorsal fins and nose.
|Location / Habitat||
Sand flounder are endemic to New Zealand and are found in shallow, inshore waters usually up to a depth of 50m. Juveniles are found in sheltered areas such as river mouths, estuaries, mud and sandflats where they live for the first couple years.
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