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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders

Genus: Laeops

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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 1934
Laeops guentheri Günther's flounder Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1890
Laeops kitaharae Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1906
Laeops macrophthalmus Eastern Indian Ocean 1889
Laeops natalensis Khaki flounder Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1931
Laeops nigrescens Indo-West Pacific 1907
Laeops nigromaculatus Blackspotted flounder Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1922
Laeops parviceps Small headed flounder Western Pacific 14 TL 1880
Laeops pectoralis Longarm flounder Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1922
Laeops sinusarabici Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL 1968
Laeops tungkongensis Western Central Pacific 1965



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