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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders

Genus: Engyprosopon

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Engyprosopon annulatus Western Pacific 1913
Engyprosopon arenicola Fringelip dwarf flounder Eastern Pacific 6.9 NG 1903
Engyprosopon bellonaensis Bellona flounder Western Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1993
Engyprosopon bleekeri Bleeker's flounder Western Central Pacific 8.4 SL 1881
Engyprosopon filipennis Northwest Pacific. 10.6 SL 1935
Engyprosopon grandisquama Largescale flounder Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1846
Engyprosopon hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 1903
Engyprosopon hensleyi Western Indian Ocean 11.7 SL 1990
Engyprosopon hureaui Hureau's flounder Indo-West Pacific 5 SL 1990
Engyprosopon kushimotoensis Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL 2008
Engyprosopon latifrons Indo-West Pacific 8 SL 1908
Engyprosopon longipelvis Western Pacific 7 SL 1969
Engyprosopon longipterum Long pectoral fin flounder Western Central Pacific 8.6 SL 1993
Engyprosopon macrolepis Largescale dwarf flounder Indo-West Pacific 5.9 SL 1908
Engyprosopon maldivensis Olive wide-eyed flounder Indo-West Pacific 12.7 SL 1908
Engyprosopon marquisensis Central Pacific 6.5 SL 2005
Engyprosopon mogkii Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1854
Engyprosopon mozambiquensis Indo-West Pacific 6.5 SL 2003
Engyprosopon multisquama Northwest Pacific 10.6 SL 1963
Engyprosopon natalensis Natal flounder Western Indian Ocean 6 SL 1920
Engyprosopon obliquioculatum Indo-West Pacific 7.6 SL 1934
Engyprosopon osculus Eastern Indian Ocean 10.3 SL 1998
Engyprosopon raoulensis Southwest Pacific 8.2 SL 1995
Engyprosopon regani Regan's flatfish Southeast Pacific 3.9 NG 1990
Engyprosopon rostratum Long snout flounder Western Central Pacific 7 SL 1993
Engyprosopon sechellensis Western Indian Ocean 7.6 SL 1908
Engyprosopon septempes Seven pelvic ray flounder Western Central Pacific 7.1 SL 1993
Engyprosopon vanuatuensis Western Pacific 5.6 SL 2005
Engyprosopon xenandrus Eastern Central Pacific 7.2 SL 1905
Engyprosopon xystrias Indo-West Pacific 16 SL 1915

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