Fishes of Alaska
From OpenContent Curriculum
Have you looked at the flounders in our area? How many different kinds have you seen? Which side of their bodies are their eyes on?
Pleuronectidae: "Right-eye" flounders
The two flatfishes pictures above are less common (than Starry) smooth-skinned fish.
Starry flounder, Platichthys stellatus (though many of our Starrys are left-eyed, the species is still considered a right-eyed species)
Paralichthyidae: "Left-eye" flounders
Wolf Fish/Eels : Anarhichadidae
A useful link for identifying fish: