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Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders



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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22.5 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 FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
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
[]

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]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
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 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
[]
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

Western Indian Ocean
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 Shao, K.T.

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

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
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 6.4 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
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
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 FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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 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 Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific

Psettina tosana Amaoka, 1963

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Psettina tosana
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Psettina variegata
[]

Photo by FAO

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

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

 
Taeniopsetta radula
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Tosarhombus brevis
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Tosarhombus longimanus
[]

Photo by FAO

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 Central 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
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

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

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Trichopsetta ventralis
[Sash flounder]
162 Species of Family Bothidae
(Lefteye flounders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1954 Arnoglossus andrewsi Eastern Indian Ocean 22.5 SL
1939 Arnoglossus arabicus Arabian flounder Western Indian Ocean 10.5 TL
1975 Arnoglossus armstrongi Eastern Indian Ocean 16.9 SL
1851 Arnoglossus aspilos Spotless lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 19 TL
1926 Arnoglossus bassensis Bass Strait flounder Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1875 Arnoglossus boops Southwest Pacific
1934 Arnoglossus brunneus Brown lefteye flounder Western Central Pacific 18.3 TL
1898 Arnoglossus capensis Cape scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1898 Arnoglossus coeruleosticta Southeast Pacific
1922 Arnoglossus dalgleishi East coast flounder Indo-Pacific 19 TL
1905 Arnoglossus debilis Weak lefteye flounder Pacific Ocean 17 TL
1913 Arnoglossus elongatus Long lefteye flounder Western Pacific 11 TL
1898 Arnoglossus fisoni Fison's lefteye flounder Western Pacific 13 TL
1837 Arnoglossus grohmanni Mediterranean Sea.
1810 Arnoglossus imperialis Imperial scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 25 TL
1915 Arnoglossus japonicus Japanese lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 17 TL
1915 Arnoglossus kessleri Scaldback Mediterranean and Black S 10 TL
1792 Arnoglossus laterna Mediterranean scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 25 SL
1889 Arnoglossus macrolophus Large-crested lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1986 Arnoglossus marisrubri Western Indian Ocean
1997 Arnoglossus micrommatus Eastern Indian Ocean 13.1 SL
1872 Arnoglossus muelleri Mueller's flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 21 TL
1983 Arnoglossus multirastris Southeast Pacific
2000 Arnoglossus nigrifrons Western Central Pacific
1969 Arnoglossus oxyrhynchus Sharp-snout lefteye flounder Western Pacific 22 TL
1880 Arnoglossus polyspilus Many-spotted lefteye flounder Eastern Indian Ocean and 24 TL
1844 Arnoglossus rueppelii Rüppell's scaldback Eastern Atlantic 15 SL
1990 Arnoglossus sayaensis Western Indian Ocean 14.7 SL
1801 Arnoglossus scapha Western Pacific 28.1 SL
2000 Arnoglossus septemventralis Western Central Pacific
1865 Arnoglossus tapeinosoma Drab flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.7 TL
1880 Arnoglossus tenuis Dwarf lefteye flounder Western Pacific 12 TL
1913 Arnoglossus thori Thor's scaldfish Eastern Atlantic 18 SL
1926 Arnoglossus waitei Waite's lefteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1988 Arnoglossus yamanakai Western Pacific
1855 Asterorhombus cocosensis Cocos Island flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.0 SL
2003 Asterorhombus filifer Longlure flounder Indo-Pacific 10.4 SL
1865 Asterorhombus intermedius Intermediate flounder Indo-Pacific 20 SL
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
1897 Chascanopsetta crumenalis Eastern Central Pacific
1991 Chascanopsetta elski Western Indian Ocean
1998 Chascanopsetta kenyaensis Western Indian Ocean
1894 Chascanopsetta lugubris Pelican flounder Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1990 Chascanopsetta megagnatha Southeast Pacific 24.6 SL
1984 Chascanopsetta micrognatha Western Pacific 27.4 SL
1939 Chascanopsetta prognatha Indo-Pacific
1905 Chascanopsetta prorigera Northwest Pacific 3 SL
1889 Crossorhombus azureus Blue flounder Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1993 Crossorhombus howensis Lord Howe Island flounder Northwest Pacific 13 TL
1918 Crossorhombus kanekonis Northwest Pacific
1906 Crossorhombus kobensis Kobe flounder Northwest Pacific 12 TL
1890 Crossorhombus valderostratus Broadbrow flounder Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
1890 Engyophrys sanctilaurentii Speckled-tail flounder Eastern Central Pacific 20 TL
1933 Engyophrys senta American spiny flounder Western Atlantic 10 TL
1913 Engyprosopon annulatus Western Pacific
1903 Engyprosopon arenicola Fringelip dwarf flounder Eastern Pacific 6.9 NG
1993 Engyprosopon bellonaensis Bellona flounder Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1881 Engyprosopon bleekeri Bleeker's flounder Western Central Pacific 8.4 SL
1935 Engyprosopon filipennis Northwest Pacific. 10.6 SL
1846 Engyprosopon grandisquama Largescale flounder Indo-Pacific 15 TL
1903 Engyprosopon hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific
1990 Engyprosopon hensleyi Western Indian Ocean 11.7 SL
1990 Engyprosopon hureaui Hureau's flounder Indo-West Pacific 5 SL
2008 Engyprosopon kushimotoensis Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL
1908 Engyprosopon latifrons Indo-West Pacific 8 SL
1969 Engyprosopon longipelvis Western Pacific 7 SL
1993 Engyprosopon longipterum Long pectoral fin flounder Western Central Pacific 8.6 SL
1908 Engyprosopon macrolepis Largescale dwarf flounder Indo-West Pacific 5.9 SL
1908 Engyprosopon maldivensis Olive wide-eyed flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.7 SL
2005 Engyprosopon marquisensis Central Pacific 6.5 SL
1854 Engyprosopon mogkii Indo-West Pacific 11 SL
2003 Engyprosopon mozambiquensis Indo-West Pacific 6.4 SL
1963 Engyprosopon multisquama Northwest Pacific 10.6 SL
1920 Engyprosopon natalensis Natal flounder Western Indian Ocean 6 SL
1934 Engyprosopon obliquioculatum Indo-West Pacific 7.6 SL
1998 Engyprosopon osculus Eastern Indian Ocean 10.3 SL
1995 Engyprosopon raoulensis Southwest Pacific 8.2 SL
1990 Engyprosopon regani Regan's flatfish Southeast Pacific 3.9 NG
1993 Engyprosopon rostratum Long snout flounder Western Central Pacific 7 SL
1908 Engyprosopon sechellensis Western Indian Ocean 7.6 SL
1993 Engyprosopon septempes Seven pelvic ray flounder Western Central Pacific 7.1 SL
2005 Engyprosopon vanuatuensis Western Pacific 5.6 SL
1905 Engyprosopon xenandrus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL
1915 Engyprosopon xystrias Indo-West Pacific 16 SL
1929 Grammatobothus krempfi Krempf's flounder Western Pacific 18 TL
1913 Grammatobothus pennatus Pennant flounder Western Pacific 18 TL
1865 Grammatobothus polyophthalmus Threespot flounder Indo-West Pacific 21 TL
1969 Japonolaeops dentatus Western Pacific 20 SL
1936 Kamoharaia megastoma Wide-mouthed flounder Western Pacific 22.5 TL
1934 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
1890 Laeops guentheri Günther's flounder Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1906 Laeops kitaharae Indo-West Pacific 20 SL
1889 Laeops macrophthalmus Eastern Indian Ocean
1931 Laeops natalensis Khaki flounder Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
1907 Laeops nigrescens Indo-West Pacific
1922 Laeops nigromaculatus Blackspotted flounder Western Indian Ocean 21 TL
1880 Laeops parviceps Small headed flounder Western Pacific 14 TL
1922 Laeops pectoralis Longarm flounder Western Indian Ocean 19 TL
1965 Laeops tungkongensis Western Central Pacific
1880 Lophonectes gallus Crested flounder Western Pacific 20 Tl
1914 Lophonectes mongonuiensis Southwest Pacific
1933 Monolene antillarum Slim flounder Western Atlantic 11.8 NG
1936 Monolene asaedae Asaedae flounder Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL
1886 Monolene atrimana Western Central Atlantic.
1937 Monolene danae Eastern Pacific.
1899 Monolene dubiosa Acapulco flounder Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL
2000 Monolene helenensis Eastern Atlantic. North 20.8 SL
1899 Monolene maculipinna Pacific deepwater flounder Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL
1961 Monolene megalepis Western Atlantic.
1959 Monolene mertensi Marten's moonflounder Eastern Atlantic 10 TL
1937 Monolene microstoma Smallmouth moonflounder Eastern Atlantic 20.1 TL
1880 Monolene sessilicauda Deepwater flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL
1922 Neolaeops microphthalmus Crosseyed flounder Indo-West Pacific 21 SL
1983 Parabothus amaokai Southeast Pacific
1943 Parabothus budkeri Western Indian Ocean
1905 Parabothus chlorospilus Eastern Central Pacific
1905 Parabothus coarctatus Pacific Ocean 22.5 SL
1997 Parabothus filipes Western Pacific 8.8 SL
1918 Parabothus kiensis Indo-West Pacific 20.3 SL
1908 Parabothus malhensis Indian Ocean
1889 Parabothus polylepis Manyscaled flounder Western Indian Ocean 15 TL
1993 Parabothus taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 14.8 SL
1890 Perissias taeniopterus Striped-fin flounder Eastern Central Pacific 11 TL
1890 Psettina brevirictis Indo-West Pacific 8 SL
1982 Psettina filimana Northwest Pacific 9.5 SL
1963 Psettina gigantea Rough-scaled flounder Western Pacific 13 SL
1935 Psettina hainanensis Northwest Pacific 13 SL
1904 Psettina iijimae Western Pacific 8.5 SL
1988 Psettina multisquamea Western Indian Ocean
1913 Psettina profunda Western Central Pacific 11 SL
1999 Psettina senta Eastern Indian Ocean 7.7 SL
1963 Psettina tosana Northwest Pacific
1934 Psettina variegata Western Pacific 9.8 SL
1880 Taeniopsetta ocellata Indo-Pacific ocellated flounder Indo-West Pacific 11.4 SL
1905 Taeniopsetta radula Eastern Central Pacific
1997 Tosarhombus brevis Western Pacific 13.3 SL
1997 Tosarhombus longimanus Western Pacific 14.0 SL
1991 Tosarhombus neocaledonicus Western Pacific 18.3 SL
1991 Tosarhombus nielseni Western Indian Ocean 17.2 SL
1969 Tosarhombus octoculatus Northwest Pacific
1964 Tosarhombus smithi Western Indian Ocean 18 TL
1967 Trichopsetta caribbaea Caribbean flounder Western Central Atlantic 18 TL
1967 Trichopsetta melasma Western Atlantic
1967 Trichopsetta orbisulcus Western Central Atlantic 11.7 SL
1885 Trichopsetta ventralis Sash flounder Western Atlantic 20 TL



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