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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders

Genus: Bothus

(See list of species below)



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16 species (see list below)

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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 15 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
[]
16 Species of Family Bothidae with Genus Bothus
(Lefteye flounders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1862 Bothus assimilis Northwest Pacific. 15 SL
1889 Bothus constellatus Pacific eyed flounder Western Pacific 15.7 TL
1860 Bothus ellipticus Western Central Atlantic
1966 Bothus guibei Guinean flounder Eastern Atlantic 28.6 TL
1862 Bothus leopardinus Pacific leopard flounder Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1758 Bothus lunatus Plate fish Western Atlantic 46 TL
1860 Bothus maculiferus Mottled flounder Western Central Atlantic 25 TL
1782 Bothus mancus Flowery flounder Indo-Pacific 51 NG
1931 Bothus mellissi St. Helena flounder Southeast Atlantic 22.3 TL
1846 Bothus myriaster Indo-Pacific oval flounder Indo-West Pacific 27 TL
1831 Bothus ocellatus Eyed flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL
1830 Bothus pantherinus Leopard flounder Indo-Pacific 39 TL
1809 Bothus podas Wide-eyed flounder Eastern Atlantic 45 TL
1972 Bothus robinsi Twospot flounder Western Atlantic 25 TL
1997 Bothus swio Western Indian Ocean
1977 Bothus tricirrhitus Western Indian Ocean



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