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Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders



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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22.6 cm SL

 
Arnoglossus andrewsi
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Arnoglossus arabicus
[Arabian flounder]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Arnoglossus armstrongi
[]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Arnoglossus aspilos (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Arnoglossus aspilos
[Spotless lefteye flounder]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Arnoglossus bassensis
[Bass Strait flounder]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Arnoglossus boops
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18.3 cm TL
Arnoglossus brunneus (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by FAO
 
Arnoglossus brunneus
[Brown lefteye flounder]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Arnoglossus capensis Boulenger, 1898

Photo by FAO
 
Arnoglossus capensis
[Cape scaldfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Arnoglossus coeruleosticta
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Arnoglossus dalgleishi (von Bonde, 1922)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Arnoglossus dalgleishi
[East coast flounder]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Arnoglossus debilis (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Arnoglossus debilis
[Weak lefteye flounder]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Arnoglossus elongatus Weber, 1913

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Arnoglossus elongatus
[Long lefteye flounder]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Arnoglossus fisoni Ogilby, 1898

Photo by FAO
 
Arnoglossus fisoni
[Fison's lefteye flounder]
No picture found
Mediterranean Sea.

 
Arnoglossus grohmanni
[]

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Arnoglossus imperialis (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Arnoglossus imperialis
[Imperial scaldfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Arnoglossus japonicus Hubbs, 1915

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Arnoglossus japonicus
[Japanese lefteye flounder]

Photo by Poggiani, L.

Mediterranean and Black S
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Arnoglossus kessleri Schmidt, 1915

Photo by Poggiani, L.
 
Arnoglossus kessleri
[Scaldback]

Photo by Piepiorka, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Arnoglossus laterna (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Piepiorka, S.
 
Arnoglossus laterna
[Mediterranean scaldfish]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Arnoglossus macrolophus Alcock, 1889

Photo by FAO
 
Arnoglossus macrolophus
[Large-crested lefteye flounder]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Arnoglossus marisrubri
[]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Arnoglossus micrommatus Amaoka, Arai & Gomon, 1997

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Arnoglossus micrommatus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Arnoglossus muelleri (Klunzinger, 1872)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Arnoglossus muelleri
[Mueller's flounder]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Arnoglossus multirastris
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Arnoglossus nigrifrons
[]
No picture found
eastern Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Arnoglossus nigrofilamentosus
[Filamentous flounder]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Arnoglossus oxyrhynchus Amaoka, 1969

Photo by FAO
 
Arnoglossus oxyrhynchus
[Sharp-snout lefteye flounder]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Arnoglossus polyspilus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Arnoglossus polyspilus
[Many-spotted lefteye flounder]

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Arnoglossus rueppelii (Cocco, 1844)

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Arnoglossus rueppelii
[Rüppell's scaldback]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Arnoglossus sayaensis
[]

Photo by Duffy, C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 28.1 cm SL
Arnoglossus scapha (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Duffy, C.
 
Arnoglossus scapha
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Arnoglossus septemventralis
[]

Photo by A. Biju Kumar

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Arnoglossus tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1865)

Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Arnoglossus tapeinosoma
[Drab flounder]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Arnoglossus tenuis Günther, 1880

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Arnoglossus tenuis
[Dwarf lefteye flounder]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Arnoglossus thori Kyle, 1913

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Arnoglossus thori
[Thor's scaldfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Arnoglossus waitei Norman, 1926

Photo by CSIRO
 
Arnoglossus waitei
[Waite's lefteye flounder]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Arnoglossus yamanakai
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL
Asterorhombus cocosensis (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by FAO
 
Asterorhombus cocosensis
[Cocos Island flounder]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Asterorhombus filifer Hensley & Randall, 2003

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Asterorhombus filifer
[Longlure flounder]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Asterorhombus intermedius (Bleeker, 1865)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Asterorhombus intermedius
[Intermediate flounder]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Bothus assimilis
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.7 cm TL
Bothus constellatus (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by FAO
 
Bothus constellatus
[Pacific eyed flounder]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Bothus ellipticus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 28.6 cm TL
Bothus guibei Stauch, 1966

Photo by FAO
 
Bothus guibei
[Guinean flounder]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Bothus leopardinus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bothus leopardinus
[Pacific leopard flounder]

Photo by Pialek, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Bothus lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Pialek, L.
 
Bothus lunatus
[Plate fish]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bothus maculiferus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by FAO
 
Bothus maculiferus
[Mottled flounder]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm NG
Bothus mancus (Broussonet, 1782)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bothus mancus
[Flowery flounder]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 22.3 cm TL
Bothus mellissi Norman, 1931

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bothus mellissi
[St. Helena flounder]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Bothus myriaster (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bothus myriaster
[Indo-Pacific oval flounder]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Bothus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Bothus ocellatus
[Eyed flounder]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Bothus pantherinus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Bothus pantherinus
[Leopard flounder]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Bothus podas (Delaroche, 1809)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Bothus podas
[Wide-eyed flounder]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bothus robinsi Topp & Hoff, 1972

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bothus robinsi
[Twospot flounder]

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Western Indian Ocean

Bothus swio Hensley, 1997

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Bothus swio
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Bothus tricirrhitus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Chascanopsetta crumenalis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Chascanopsetta elski
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Chascanopsetta kenyaensis
[]

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chascanopsetta lugubris Alcock, 1894

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Chascanopsetta lugubris
[Pelican flounder]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL

 
Chascanopsetta megagnatha
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 27.4 cm SL

 
Chascanopsetta micrognatha
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific

Chascanopsetta prognatha Norman, 1939

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Chascanopsetta prognatha
[]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Chascanopsetta prorigera Gilbert, 1905

Photo by FAO
 
Chascanopsetta prorigera
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Crossorhombus azureus (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Crossorhombus azureus
[Blue flounder]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Crossorhombus howensis Hensley & Randall, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Crossorhombus howensis
[Lord Howe Island flounder]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific

Crossorhombus kanekonis (Tanaka, 1918)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Crossorhombus kanekonis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Crossorhombus kobensis (Jordan & Starks, 1906)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Crossorhombus kobensis
[Kobe flounder]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Crossorhombus valderostratus (Alcock, 1890)

Photo by FAO
 
Crossorhombus valderostratus
[Broadbrow flounder]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Engyophrys sanctilaurentii Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Engyophrys sanctilaurentii
[Speckled-tail flounder]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Engyophrys senta Ginsburg, 1933

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Engyophrys senta
[American spiny flounder]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Engyprosopon annulatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm NG

 
Engyprosopon arenicola
[Fringelip dwarf flounder]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Engyprosopon bellonaensis Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon bellonaensis
[Bellona flounder]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Engyprosopon bleekeri (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon bleekeri
[Bleeker's flounder]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon filipennis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Engyprosopon grandisquama (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Engyprosopon grandisquama
[Largescale flounder]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific

Engyprosopon hawaiiensis Jordan & Evermann, 1903

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Engyprosopon hawaiiensis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon hensleyi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Engyprosopon hureaui Quéro & Golani, 1990

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Engyprosopon hureaui
[Hureau's flounder]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon kushimotoensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Engyprosopon latifrons (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Engyprosopon latifrons
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon longipelvis
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Engyprosopon longipterum Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon longipterum
[Long pectoral fin flounder]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Engyprosopon macrolepis (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Engyprosopon macrolepis
[Largescale dwarf flounder]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Engyprosopon maldivensis (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Engyprosopon maldivensis
[Olive wide-eyed flounder]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon marquisensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Engyprosopon mogkii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon mogkii
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon mozambiquensis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Engyprosopon multisquama Amaoka, 1963

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Engyprosopon multisquama
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Engyprosopon natalensis Regan, 1920

Photo by SFSA
 
Engyprosopon natalensis
[Natal flounder]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon obliquioculatum
[]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Engyprosopon osculus (Amaoka & Arai, 1998)

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Engyprosopon osculus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon raoulensis
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 3.9 cm NG

 
Engyprosopon regani
[Regan's flatfish]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Engyprosopon rostratum Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon rostratum
[Long snout flounder]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon sechellensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Engyprosopon septempes Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon septempes
[Seven pelvic ray flounder]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Engyprosopon vanuatuensis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Engyprosopon xenandrus Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Engyprosopon xenandrus
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Engyprosopon xystrias Hubbs, 1915

Photo by FAO
 
Engyprosopon xystrias
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Grammatobothus krempfi Chabanaud, 1929

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Grammatobothus krempfi
[Krempf's flounder]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Grammatobothus pennatus (Ogilby, 1913)

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Grammatobothus pennatus
[Pennant flounder]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Grammatobothus polyophthalmus (Bleeker, 1865)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Grammatobothus polyophthalmus
[Threespot flounder]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Japonolaeops dentatus Amaoka, 1969

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Japonolaeops dentatus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Kamoharaia megastoma (Kamohara, 1936)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Kamoharaia megastoma
[Wide-mouthed flounder]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Laeops clarus Fowler, 1934

Photo by FAO
 
Laeops clarus
[Clear fin-base flounder]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL

 
Laeops cypho
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Laeops gracilis Fowler, 1934

Photo by FAO
 
Laeops gracilis
[Philippine slender flounder]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Laeops guentheri Alcock, 1890

Photo by FAO
 
Laeops guentheri
[Günther's flounder]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Laeops kitaharae (Smith & Pope, 1906)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Laeops kitaharae
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean

Laeops macrophthalmus (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Laeops macrophthalmus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Laeops natalensis Norman, 1931

Photo by SFSA
 
Laeops natalensis
[Khaki flounder]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Laeops nigrescens
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Laeops nigromaculatus von Bonde, 1922

Photo by FAO
 
Laeops nigromaculatus
[Blackspotted flounder]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Laeops parviceps Günther, 1880

Photo by CSIRO
 
Laeops parviceps
[Small headed flounder]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Laeops pectoralis (von Bonde, 1922)

Photo by SFSA
 
Laeops pectoralis
[Longarm flounder]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Laeops sinusarabici Chabanaud, 1968

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Laeops sinusarabici
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Central Pacific

Laeops tungkongensis Chen & Weng, 1965

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Laeops tungkongensis
[]

Photo by Yau, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm Tl
Lophonectes gallus Günther, 1880

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Lophonectes gallus
[Crested flounder]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Lophonectes mongonuiensis
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.8 cm NG
Monolene antillarum Norman, 1933

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Monolene antillarum
[Slim flounder]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Monolene asaedae Clark, 1936

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Monolene asaedae
[Asaedae flounder]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Central Atlantic.

Monolene atrimana Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Monolene atrimana
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific.

 
Monolene danae
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Monolene dubiosa Garman, 1899

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Monolene dubiosa
[Acapulco flounder]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic. North
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Monolene helenensis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Monolene maculipinna Garman, 1899

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Monolene maculipinna
[Pacific deepwater flounder]
No picture found
Western Atlantic.

 
Monolene megalepis
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Monolene mertensi (Poll, 1959)

Photo by FAO
 
Monolene mertensi
[Marten's moonflounder]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.1 cm TL
Monolene microstoma Cadenat, 1937

Photo by FAO
 
Monolene microstoma
[Smallmouth moonflounder]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Monolene sessilicauda Goode, 1880

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Monolene sessilicauda
[Deepwater flounder]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Neolaeops microphthalmus (von Bonde, 1922)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Neolaeops microphthalmus
[Crosseyed flounder]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Parabothus amaokai
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Parabothus budkeri
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Parabothus chlorospilus
[]

Photo by FAO

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Parabothus coarctatus (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by FAO
 
Parabothus coarctatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Parabothus filipes Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1997

Photo by FAO
 
Parabothus filipes
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL
Parabothus kiensis (Tanaka, 1918)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Parabothus kiensis
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Parabothus malhensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Parabothus polylepis (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by FAO
 
Parabothus polylepis
[Manyscaled flounder]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Parabothus taiwanensis Amaoka & Shen, 1993

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Parabothus taiwanensis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Perissias taeniopterus (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Perissias taeniopterus
[Striped-fin flounder]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Psettina brevirictis (Alcock, 1890)

Photo by SFSA
 
Psettina brevirictis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Psettina filimana
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Psettina gigantea Amaoka, 1963

Photo by CSIRO
 
Psettina gigantea
[Rough-scaled flounder]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Psettina hainanensis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Psettina iijimae (Jordan & Starks, 1904)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Psettina iijimae
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Psettina multisquamea
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Psettina profunda
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Psettina senta
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Northwest Pacific

Psettina tosana Amaoka, 1963

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Psettina tosana
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Psettina variegata (Fowler, 1934)

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Psettina variegata
[]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Taeniopsetta ocellata (Günther, 1880)

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Taeniopsetta ocellata
[Indo-Pacific ocellated flounder]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Taeniopsetta radula
[]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Tosarhombus brevis Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1997

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Tosarhombus brevis
[]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.0 cm SL
Tosarhombus longimanus Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1997

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Tosarhombus longimanus
[]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL
Tosarhombus neocaledonicus Amaoka & Rivaton, 1991

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Tosarhombus neocaledonicus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Tosarhombus nielseni
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Tosarhombus octoculatus
[]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Tosarhombus smithi (Nielsen, 1964)

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Tosarhombus smithi
[]

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Trichopsetta caribbaea Anderson & Gutherz, 1967

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Trichopsetta caribbaea
[Caribbean flounder]
No picture found
Western Atlantic

 
Trichopsetta melasma
[]

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Trichopsetta orbisulcus Anderson & Gutherz, 1967

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Trichopsetta orbisulcus
[]

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Trichopsetta ventralis (Goode & Bean, 1885)

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Trichopsetta ventralis
[Sash flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Arnoglossus andrewsi Eastern Indian Ocean 22.6 SL 1954
Arnoglossus arabicus Arabian flounder Western Indian Ocean 10.5 TL 1939
Arnoglossus armstrongi Eastern Indian Ocean 16.9 SL 1975
Arnoglossus aspilos Spotless lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 19 TL 1851
Arnoglossus bassensis Bass Strait flounder Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1926
Arnoglossus boops Southwest Pacific 1875
Arnoglossus brunneus Brown lefteye flounder Western Central Pacific 18.3 TL 1934
Arnoglossus capensis Cape scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1898
Arnoglossus coeruleosticta Southeast Pacific 1898
Arnoglossus dalgleishi East coast flounder Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1922
Arnoglossus debilis Weak lefteye flounder Pacific Ocean 17 TL 1905
Arnoglossus elongatus Long lefteye flounder Western Pacific 11 TL 1913
Arnoglossus fisoni Fison's lefteye flounder Western Pacific 13 TL 1898
Arnoglossus grohmanni Mediterranean Sea. 1837
Arnoglossus imperialis Imperial scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1810
Arnoglossus japonicus Japanese lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1915
Arnoglossus kessleri Scaldback Mediterranean and Black S 10 TL 1915
Arnoglossus laterna Mediterranean scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 25 SL 1792
Arnoglossus macrolophus Large-crested lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1889
Arnoglossus marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 1986
Arnoglossus micrommatus Eastern Indian Ocean 13.1 SL 1997
Arnoglossus muelleri Mueller's flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 21 TL 1872
Arnoglossus multirastris Southeast Pacific 1983
Arnoglossus nigrifrons Western Central Pacific 2000
Arnoglossus nigrofilamentosus Filamentous flounder eastern Mediterranean Sea 9.7 SL 2017
Arnoglossus oxyrhynchus Sharp-snout lefteye flounder Western Pacific 22 TL 1969
Arnoglossus polyspilus Many-spotted lefteye flounder Eastern Indian Ocean and 24 TL 1880
Arnoglossus rueppelii Rüppell's scaldback Eastern Atlantic 15 SL 1844
Arnoglossus sayaensis Western Indian Ocean 14.7 SL 1990
Arnoglossus scapha Western Pacific 28.1 SL 1801
Arnoglossus septemventralis Western Central Pacific 2000
Arnoglossus tapeinosoma Drab flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.7 TL 1865
Arnoglossus tenuis Dwarf lefteye flounder Western Pacific 12 TL 1880
Arnoglossus thori Thor's scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1913
Arnoglossus waitei Waite's lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1926
Arnoglossus yamanakai Western Pacific 1988
Asterorhombus cocosensis Cocos Island flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.0 SL 1855
Asterorhombus filifer Longlure flounder Indo-Pacific 10.5 SL 2003
Asterorhombus intermedius Intermediate flounder Indo-Pacific 20 SL 1865
Bothus assimilis Northwest Pacific. 15 SL 1862
Bothus constellatus Pacific eyed flounder Western Pacific 15.7 TL 1889
Bothus ellipticus Western Central Atlantic 1860
Bothus guibei Guinean flounder Eastern Atlantic 28.6 TL 1966
Bothus leopardinus Pacific leopard flounder Eastern Central Pacific 23.5 TL 1862
Bothus lunatus Plate fish Western Atlantic 46 TL 1758
Bothus maculiferus Mottled flounder Western Central Atlantic 25 TL 1860
Bothus mancus Flowery flounder Indo-Pacific 51 NG 1782
Bothus mellissi St. Helena flounder Southeast Atlantic 22.3 TL 1931
Bothus myriaster Indo-Pacific oval flounder Indo-West Pacific 27 TL 1846
Bothus ocellatus Eyed flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL 1831
Bothus pantherinus Leopard flounder Indo-Pacific 39 TL 1830
Bothus podas Wide-eyed flounder Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1809
Bothus robinsi Twospot flounder Western Atlantic 25 TL 1972
Bothus swio Western Indian Ocean 1997
Bothus tricirrhitus Western Indian Ocean 1977
Chascanopsetta crumenalis Eastern Central Pacific 1897
Chascanopsetta elski Western Indian Ocean 1991
Chascanopsetta kenyaensis Western Indian Ocean 1998
Chascanopsetta lugubris Pelican flounder Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1894
Chascanopsetta megagnatha Southeast Pacific 24.6 SL 1990
Chascanopsetta micrognatha Western Pacific 27.4 SL 1984
Chascanopsetta prognatha Indo-Pacific 1939
Chascanopsetta prorigera Northwest Pacific 3 SL 1905
Crossorhombus azureus Blue flounder Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1889
Crossorhombus howensis Lord Howe Island flounder Northwest Pacific 13 TL 1993
Crossorhombus kanekonis Northwest Pacific 1918
Crossorhombus kobensis Kobe flounder Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1906
Crossorhombus valderostratus Broadbrow flounder Indo-West Pacific. 14 TL 1890
Engyophrys sanctilaurentii Speckled-tail flounder Eastern Central Pacific 20 TL 1890
Engyophrys senta American spiny flounder Western Atlantic 10 TL 1933
Engyprosopon annulatus Western Pacific 1913
Engyprosopon arenicola Fringelip dwarf flounder Eastern Pacific 6.9 NG 1903
Engyprosopon bellonaensis Bellona flounder Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1993
Engyprosopon bleekeri Bleeker's flounder Western Central Pacific 8.4 SL 1881
Engyprosopon filipennis Northwest Pacific. 10.6 SL 1935
Engyprosopon grandisquama Largescale flounder Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1846
Engyprosopon hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 1903
Engyprosopon hensleyi Western Indian Ocean 11.7 SL 1990
Engyprosopon hureaui Hureau's flounder Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1990
Engyprosopon kushimotoensis Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL 2008
Engyprosopon latifrons Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1908
Engyprosopon longipelvis Western Pacific 7 SL 1969
Engyprosopon longipterum Long pectoral fin flounder Western Central Pacific 8.6 SL 1993
Engyprosopon macrolepis Largescale dwarf flounder Indo-West Pacific 5.9 SL 1908
Engyprosopon maldivensis Olive wide-eyed flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.7 SL 1908
Engyprosopon marquisensis Central Pacific 6.5 SL 2005
Engyprosopon mogkii Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1854
Engyprosopon mozambiquensis Indo-West Pacific 6.5 SL 2003
Engyprosopon multisquama Northwest Pacific 10.6 SL 1963
Engyprosopon natalensis Natal flounder Western Indian Ocean 6 SL 1920
Engyprosopon obliquioculatum Indo-West Pacific 7.6 SL 1934
Engyprosopon osculus Eastern Indian Ocean 10.3 SL 1998
Engyprosopon raoulensis Southwest Pacific 8.2 SL 1995
Engyprosopon regani Regan's flatfish Southeast Pacific 3.9 NG 1990
Engyprosopon rostratum Long snout flounder Western Central Pacific 7 SL 1993
Engyprosopon sechellensis Western Indian Ocean 7.6 SL 1908
Engyprosopon septempes Seven pelvic ray flounder Western Central Pacific 7.1 SL 1993
Engyprosopon vanuatuensis Western Pacific 5.6 SL 2005
Engyprosopon xenandrus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1905
Engyprosopon xystrias Indo-West Pacific 16 SL 1915
Grammatobothus krempfi Krempf's flounder Western Pacific 18 TL 1929
Grammatobothus pennatus Pennant flounder Western Pacific 18 TL 1913
Grammatobothus polyophthalmus Threespot flounder Indo-West Pacific 21 TL 1865
Japonolaeops dentatus Western Pacific 20 SL 1969
Kamoharaia megastoma Wide-mouthed flounder Western Pacific 22.5 TL 1936
Laeops clarus Clear fin-base flounder Western Central Pacific 15.5 TL 1934
Laeops cypho Western Central Pacific 14.9 TL 1934
Laeops gracilis Philippine slender flounder Western Central Pacific 16.5 TL 1934
Laeops guentheri Günther's flounder Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1890
Laeops kitaharae Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1906
Laeops macrophthalmus Eastern Indian Ocean 1889
Laeops natalensis Khaki flounder Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1931
Laeops nigrescens Indo-West Pacific 1907
Laeops nigromaculatus Blackspotted flounder Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1922
Laeops parviceps Small headed flounder Western Pacific 14 TL 1880
Laeops pectoralis Longarm flounder Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1922
Laeops sinusarabici Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL 1968
Laeops tungkongensis Western Central Pacific 1965
Lophonectes gallus Crested flounder Western Pacific 20 Tl 1880
Lophonectes mongonuiensis Southwest Pacific 1914
Monolene antillarum Slim flounder Western Atlantic 11.8 NG 1933
Monolene asaedae Asaedae flounder Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1936
Monolene atrimana Western Central Atlantic. 1886
Monolene danae Eastern Pacific. 1937
Monolene dubiosa Acapulco flounder Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL 1899
Monolene helenensis Eastern Atlantic. North 20.8 SL 2000
Monolene maculipinna Pacific deepwater flounder Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1899
Monolene megalepis Western Atlantic. 1961
Monolene mertensi Marten's moonflounder Eastern Atlantic 10 TL 1959
Monolene microstoma Smallmouth moonflounder Eastern Atlantic 20.1 TL 1937
Monolene sessilicauda Deepwater flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL 1880
Neolaeops microphthalmus Crosseyed flounder Indo-West Pacific 21 SL 1922
Parabothus amaokai Southeast Pacific 1983
Parabothus budkeri Western Indian Ocean 1943
Parabothus chlorospilus Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Parabothus coarctatus Pacific Ocean 22.5 SL 1905
Parabothus filipes Western Pacific 8.8 SL 1997
Parabothus kiensis Indo-West Pacific 20.3 SL 1918
Parabothus malhensis Indian Ocean 1908
Parabothus polylepis Manyscaled flounder Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1889
Parabothus taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 14.8 SL 1993
Perissias taeniopterus Striped-fin flounder Eastern Central Pacific 11 TL 1890
Psettina brevirictis Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1890
Psettina filimana Northwest Pacific 9.5 SL 1982
Psettina gigantea Rough-scaled flounder Western Pacific 13 SL 1963
Psettina hainanensis Northwest Pacific 13 SL 1935
Psettina iijimae Western Pacific 8.5 SL 1904
Psettina multisquamea Western Indian Ocean 1988
Psettina profunda Western Central Pacific 11 SL 1913
Psettina senta Eastern Indian Ocean 7.7 SL 1999
Psettina tosana Northwest Pacific 1963
Psettina variegata Western Pacific 9.8 SL 1934
Taeniopsetta ocellata Indo-Pacific ocellated flounder Indo-West Pacific 11.4 SL 1880
Taeniopsetta radula Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Tosarhombus brevis Western Pacific 13.3 SL 1997
Tosarhombus longimanus Western Pacific 14.0 SL 1997
Tosarhombus neocaledonicus Western Pacific 18.3 SL 1991
Tosarhombus nielseni Western Indian Ocean 17.2 SL 1991
Tosarhombus octoculatus Northwest Pacific 1969
Tosarhombus smithi Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1964
Trichopsetta caribbaea Caribbean flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL 1967
Trichopsetta melasma Western Atlantic 1967
Trichopsetta orbisulcus Western Central Atlantic 11.7 SL 1967
Trichopsetta ventralis Sash flounder Western Atlantic 20 TL 1885



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