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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae Righteye flounders
Subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Genus: Limanda

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3 species
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North Pacific
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Limanda aspera (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Photo by Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.
 
Limanda aspera
[Yellowfin sole]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Limanda limanda (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Zauke, G.P.
 
Limanda limanda
[Common dab]



Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Limanda sakhalinensis Hubbs, 1915

Photo by Photo by Miller, T.
 
Limanda sakhalinensis
[Sakhalin sole]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Limanda aspera Yellowfin sole North Pacific 49 TL 1814
Limanda limanda Common dab Northeast Atlantic 40 SL 1758
Limanda sakhalinensis Sakhalin sole Northwest Pacific. 36 TL 1915



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