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Family: Rhombosoleidae South Pacific flounders



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Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Ammotretis brevipinnis
[Shortfin flounder]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Ammotretis elongatus McCulloch, 1914

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Ammotretis elongatus
[Elongate flounder]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Ammotretis lituratus (Richardson, 1844)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Ammotretis lituratus
[Tudor's flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Ammotretis macrolepis
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ammotretis rostratus Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Ammotretis rostratus
[Longsnout flounder]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Azygopus pinnifasciatus Norman, 1926

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Azygopus pinnifasciatus
[Banded-fin flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 91.4 cm TL
Colistium guntheri (Hutton, 1873)

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Colistium guntheri
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Colistium nudipinnis (Waite, 1911)

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Colistium nudipinnis
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30.4 cm SL
Oncopterus darwinii Steindachner, 1874

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Oncopterus darwinii
[Remo flounder]



Southwest Pacific

Pelotretis flavilatus Waite, 1911

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Pelotretis flavilatus
[Southern lemon sole]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Peltorhamphus latus
[Speckled sole]



Southwest Pacific

Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae
[New Zealand sole]
No picture found


 
Peltorhamphus tenuis
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Psammodiscus ocellatus Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Psammodiscus ocellatus
[Indonesian ocellated flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Rhombosolea leporina Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Rhombosolea leporina
[Yellowbelly flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Rhombosolea plebeia (Richardson, 1843)

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Rhombosolea plebeia
[Sand flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Rhombosolea retiaria Hutton, 1874

Photo by Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Rhombosolea retiaria
[Black flounder]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Rhombosolea tapirina Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Rhombosolea tapirina
[Greenback flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Taratretis derwentensis Last, 1978

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Taratretis derwentensis
[Derwent flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ammotretis brevipinnis Shortfin flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL 1926
Ammotretis elongatus Elongate flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 22 TL 1914
Ammotretis lituratus Tudor's flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 23 TL 1844
Ammotretis macrolepis Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1914
Ammotretis rostratus Longsnout flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 30 TL 1862
Azygopus pinnifasciatus Banded-fin flounder Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1926
Colistium guntheri Southwest Pacific 91.4 TL 1873
Colistium nudipinnis Southwest Pacific 90 TL 1911
Oncopterus darwinii Remo flounder Southwest Atlantic 30.4 SL 1874
Pelotretis flavilatus Southern lemon sole Southwest Pacific 1911
Peltorhamphus latus Speckled sole Southwest Pacific 17.5 SL 1972
Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae New Zealand sole Southwest Pacific 1862
Peltorhamphus tenuis Southwest Pacific 1972
Psammodiscus ocellatus Indonesian ocellated flounder Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL 1862
Rhombosolea leporina Yellowbelly flounder Southwest Pacific 32 TL 1862
Rhombosolea plebeia Sand flounder Southwest Pacific 43 TL 1843
Rhombosolea retiaria Black flounder Southwest Pacific 25 TL 1874
Rhombosolea tapirina Greenback flounder Eastern Indian Ocean and 45 TL 1862
Taratretis derwentensis Derwent flounder Southwest Pacific 12 TL 1978



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