Bothus mancusis commonly referred to as Flowery flounder, Peacock flounder. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Indo-Pacific: in tropical waters, from South Africa to Hawaii and Easter Island, north to southern Japan and south to Lord Howe Island. Eastern Pacific: Revillagigedo, Clipperton and Cocos islands.
Inhabit sandy bottoms of coastal coral reefs.
Feed on fishes, crabs and shrimps.
Requires large fish-only systems designed for its needs/best left in the wild.