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Family: Pleuronectidae Righteye flounders
Subfamily: Poecilopsettinae


(See list of species below)



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21 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Marleyella bicolorata (von Bonde, 1922)

Photo by SFSA
 
Marleyella bicolorata
[Comb flounder]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL

 
Marleyella maldivensis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Nematops grandisquamus
[Large-scale righteye flounder]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Nematops macrochirus
[Narrow-body righteye flounder]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Nematops microstoma
[Small-mouth righteye flounder]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Nematops nanosquama
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Poecilopsetta albomaculata
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Poecilopsetta beanii (Goode, 1881)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Poecilopsetta beanii
[Deepwater dab]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Poecilopsetta colorata Günther, 1880

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Poecilopsetta colorata
[Coloured righteye flounder]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Poecilopsetta dorsialta
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Poecilopsetta hawaiiensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Poecilopsetta inermis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Poecilopsetta macrocephala
[]

Photo by Kawai, Amaoka & Séret

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 155 cm SL
Poecilopsetta multiradiata Kawai, Amaoka & Séret, 2010

Photo by Kawai, Amaoka & Séret
 
Poecilopsetta multiradiata
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Poecilopsetta natalensis Norman, 1931

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Poecilopsetta natalensis
[African righteye flounder]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Poecilopsetta normani
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Poecilopsetta pectoralis
[]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Poecilopsetta plinthus (Jordan & Starks, 1904)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Poecilopsetta plinthus
[Tile-colored righteye flounder]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Poecilopsetta praelonga Alcock, 1894

Photo by FAO
 
Poecilopsetta praelonga
[Alcock's narrow-body righteye flounder]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean. Mo

 
Poecilopsetta vaynei
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Poecilopsetta zanzibarensis
[]
21 Species of Family Pleuronectidae
(Righteye flounders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1922 Marleyella bicolorata Comb flounder Western Indian Ocean 19 TL
1939 Marleyella maldivensis Western Indian Ocean 10.4 TL
1929 Nematops grandisquamus Large-scale righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1931 Nematops macrochirus Narrow-body righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1880 Nematops microstoma Small-mouth righteye flounder Southwest Pacific 10 TL
2006 Nematops nanosquama Central Pacific 9.5 SL
1939 Poecilopsetta albomaculata Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
1881 Poecilopsetta beanii Deepwater dab Western Atlantic 10.7 SL
1880 Poecilopsetta colorata Coloured righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 17 TL
2001 Poecilopsetta dorsialta Western Central Pacific 11.2 SL
1905 Poecilopsetta hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific
1927 Poecilopsetta inermis Western Central Atlantic 11.5 SL
2001 Poecilopsetta macrocephala Eastern Indian Ocean 10.2 SL
2010 Poecilopsetta multiradiata Pacific Ocean 155 SL
1931 Poecilopsetta natalensis African righteye flounder Western Indian Ocean 15 TL
1992 Poecilopsetta normani Western Indian Ocean 13.7 TL
2006 Poecilopsetta pectoralis Western Pacific 15.9 SL
1904 Poecilopsetta plinthus Tile-colored righteye flounder Northwest Pacific 19 TL
1894 Poecilopsetta praelonga Alcock's narrow-body righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 17.5 TL
1988 Poecilopsetta vaynei Western Indian Ocean. Mo
1939 Poecilopsetta zanzibarensis Western Indian Ocean



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