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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae Large-tooth flounders

Genus: Citharichthys

(See list of species below)



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24 species (see list below)

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Western Central Atlantic

 
Citharichthys abbotti
[Veracruz whiff]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic.

 
Citharichthys amblybregmatus
[]

Photo by Love, J.W.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Citharichthys arctifrons Goode, 1880

Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Citharichthys arctifrons
[Gulf Stream flounder]

Photo by AFSCUS

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Citharichthys arenaceus Evermann & Marsh, 1900

Photo by AFSCUS
 
Citharichthys arenaceus
[Sand whiff]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Citharichthys cornutus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Citharichthys cornutus
[Horned whiff]

Photo by Victor, B.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Citharichthys darwini Victor & Wellington, 2013

Photo by Victor, B.
 
Citharichthys darwini
[Darwin's sanddab]

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Citharichthys dinoceros Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Citharichthys dinoceros
[Spined whiff]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Citharichthys fragilis Gilbert, 1890

Photo by FAO
 
Citharichthys fragilis
[Gulf sanddab]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Citharichthys gilberti Jenkins & Evermann, 1889

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Citharichthys gilberti
[Bigmouth sanddab]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Citharichthys gnathus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Citharichthys gordae Beebe & Tee-Van, 1938

Photo by FAO
 
Citharichthys gordae
[Mimic sandab]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Citharichthys gymnorhinus Gutherz & Blackman, 1970

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Citharichthys gymnorhinus
[Anglefin whiff]

Photo by Martins, I.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Citharichthys macrops Dresel, 1885

Photo by Martins, I.A.
 
Citharichthys macrops
[Spotted whiff]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Citharichthys mariajorisae
[Five-rayed sanddab]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Citharichthys minutus
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific

Citharichthys platophrys Gilbert, 1891

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Citharichthys platophrys
[Small sandab]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Citharichthys sordidus (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Citharichthys sordidus
[Pacific sanddab]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Citharichthys spilopterus Günther, 1862

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Citharichthys spilopterus
[Bay whiff]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Citharichthys stampflii (Steindachner, 1894)

Photo by FAO
 
Citharichthys stampflii
[Smooth flounder]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Citharichthys stigmaeus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Citharichthys stigmaeus
[Speckled sanddab]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Citharichthys surinamensis
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central and South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Citharichthys uhleri Jordan, 1889

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Citharichthys uhleri
[Voodoo whiff]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Citharichthys valdezi
[]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Citharichthys xanthostigma Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Love, M.
 
Citharichthys xanthostigma
[Longfin sanddab]
24 Species of Family Paralichthyidae with Genus Citharichthys
(Large-tooth flounders)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1969 Citharichthys abbotti Veracruz whiff Western Central Atlantic
1970 Citharichthys amblybregmatus Western Central Atlantic.
1880 Citharichthys arctifrons Gulf Stream flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL
1900 Citharichthys arenaceus Sand whiff Western Atlantic 20 TL
1880 Citharichthys cornutus Horned whiff Western Atlantic 10 TL
2013 Citharichthys darwini Darwin's sanddab Southeast Pacific 6 SL
1886 Citharichthys dinoceros Spined whiff Western Atlantic 12 SL
1890 Citharichthys fragilis Gulf sanddab Eastern Pacific 22 TL
1889 Citharichthys gilberti Bigmouth sanddab Eastern Pacific 27 TL
1999 Citharichthys gnathus Southeast Pacific 13.2 SL
1938 Citharichthys gordae Mimic sandab Eastern Central Pacific 14 TL
1970 Citharichthys gymnorhinus Anglefin whiff Western Atlantic 7.5 TL
1885 Citharichthys macrops Spotted whiff Western Atlantic 20 TL
1995 Citharichthys mariajorisae Five-rayed sanddab Eastern Pacific 12.4 SL
1982 Citharichthys minutus Western Central Atlantic
1891 Citharichthys platophrys Small sandab Eastern Pacific
1854 Citharichthys sordidus Pacific sanddab Eastern Pacific 41 TL
1862 Citharichthys spilopterus Bay whiff Western Atlantic 20 TL
1894 Citharichthys stampflii Smooth flounder Eastern Atlantic 16 TL
1882 Citharichthys stigmaeus Speckled sanddab Eastern Pacific 17 TL
1801 Citharichthys surinamensis Western Central Atlantic
1889 Citharichthys uhleri Voodoo whiff Central and South America 14 SL
1986 Citharichthys valdezi Western Central Atlantic
1890 Citharichthys xanthostigma Longfin sanddab Eastern Pacific 25 TL



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