SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=515) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Scophthalmidae Turbots

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Photo by Sánchez Delgado, F.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Lepidorhombus boscii (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Sánchez Delgado, F.
Lepidorhombus boscii
[Four-spot megrim]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis

Photo by Svensen, E.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Phrynorhombus norvegicus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Svensen, E.
Phrynorhombus norvegicus
[Norwegian topknot]

Photo by Kils, U.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45.7 cm TL
Scophthalmus aquosus (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Kils, U.
Scophthalmus aquosus
[Windowpane flounder]

Photo by Giragosov, V.

Max. Length 45 cm TL
Scophthalmus maeoticus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Giragosov, V.
Scophthalmus maeoticus
[Black Sea brill]

Photo by Quantz, G.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Quantz, G.
Scophthalmus maximus

Photo by Giragosov, V.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Scophthalmus rhombus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Giragosov, V.
Scophthalmus rhombus

Photo by Svensen, R.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Zeugopterus punctatus (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Svensen, R.
Zeugopterus punctatus

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Zeugopterus regius (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Patzner, R.
Zeugopterus regius
[Eckström's topknot]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lepidorhombus boscii Four-spot megrim Northeast Atlantic 40 SL 1810
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis Megrim Northeast Atlantic 60 TL 1792
Phrynorhombus norvegicus Norwegian topknot Northeast Atlantic 12 SL 1862
Scophthalmus aquosus Windowpane flounder Western Atlantic 45.7 TL 1815
Scophthalmus maeoticus Black Sea brill Europe 45 TL 1814
Scophthalmus maximus Turbot Northeast Atlantic 100 SL 1758
Scophthalmus rhombus Brill Eastern Atlantic 75 TL 1758
Zeugopterus punctatus Topknot North Atlantic 25 SL 1787
Zeugopterus regius Eckström's topknot Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1788

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