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

Genus: Etropus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Etropus ciadi Eastern Pacific 9.3 SL 2005
Etropus crossotus Fringed flounder Western Atlantic 20 TL 1882
Etropus cyclosquamus Shelf flounder Western Central Atlantic 9 SL 1986
Etropus delsmani delsmani Western Central Atlantic 1940
Etropus delsmani pacificus Delsman's flounder Eastern Pacific 1963
Etropus ectenes Sole flounder Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1889
Etropus longimanus Southwest Atlantic 15.5 NG 1933
Etropus microstomus Smallmouth flounder Western Atlantic 13 TL 1864
Etropus peruvianus Peruvian flounder Eastern Pacific 1946
Etropus rimosus Gray flounder Western Atlantic 13 TL 1885



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