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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae Righteye flounders
Subfamily: Rhombosoleinae
Genus: Ammotretis

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Ammotretis brevipinnis
[Shortfin flounder]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Ammotretis elongatus McCulloch, 1914

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Ammotretis elongatus
[Elongate flounder]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Ammotretis lituratus (Richardson, 1844)

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Ammotretis lituratus
[Tudor's flounder]
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Ammotretis macrolepis
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ammotretis rostratus Günther, 1862

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Ammotretis rostratus
[Longsnout flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ammotretis brevipinnis Shortfin flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL 1926
Ammotretis elongatus Elongate flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 22 TL 1914
Ammotretis lituratus Tudor's flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 23 TL 1844
Ammotretis macrolepis Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1914
Ammotretis rostratus Longsnout flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1862



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