Ocellated Flounder ( Pseudorhombus dupliciocellatus )

what species of flounder are there in the Philippines

Common Name:  Ocellated Flounder

Local Name:  Darapa, Tatampal, Darapang Bilog (Tagalog); Palad (Cebuano)

Max Size:  40 cm

Biodiversity: Saltwater

Depth: 50 – 150 meters

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size Limit:  None

Recommended Bait/Lures:  Shrimp, Crabs, small fish, lures, small jigs

IUCN Red List Status:  (NE) Not Evaluated

There are numerous species of flatfish in the Philippines of which the Ocellated Flounder is one of the larger.  Unlike their cousins in the temperate seas the tropical flounder are generally smaller and much more rare.  Omet had some good luck on this drop jigging around Mactan Island in Cebu when he managed to hook and land the rare treat 🙂

fishing for flounder

Posted on October 29, 2018, in Flatfish. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: