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

Genus: Cyclopsetta

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Cyclopsetta chittendeni Bean, 1895

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Cyclopsetta chittendeni
[Mexican flounder]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Cyclopsetta fimbriata (Goode & Bean, 1885)

Photo by Photo by Kolding, J.
 
Cyclopsetta fimbriata
[Spotfin flounder]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Cyclopsetta panamensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cyclopsetta panamensis
[God's flounder]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 43.2 cm TL
Cyclopsetta querna (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cyclopsetta querna
[Toothed flounder]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cyclopsetta chittendeni Mexican flounder Western Atlantic 32 TL 1895
Cyclopsetta fimbriata Spotfin flounder Western Atlantic 33 TL 1885
Cyclopsetta panamensis God's flounder Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1876
Cyclopsetta querna Toothed flounder Eastern Pacific 43.2 TL 1890



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