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Family: Scophthalmidae Turbots



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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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