Family Oncopteridae - Remo flounders
No. in FishBase
Genera : 1 | Species : 1 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  First Fossil Record
Description: eyes on the right side; large foramen on branchial septum between lower pharyngeals and urohyal; origin of dorsal fin is anterior of eyes above blind?side nostrils; first dorsal?fin ray specialized, enlarged, hard, curved, and movable, it connects with first strongly developed basal bone of the fin, contained in a deep groove on blind?side head; pelvic fins asymmetric and separated by anal fin, on the ocular?side, pelvic fin is located much more anterior than that of the blind side; pelvic?fin rays 6; lateral line with distinctive semi?circular curve above the pectoral fin and several transverse supratemporal accessory branches from main lateral line to dorsal edge of body.

Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic (Brazil to Argentina).

Habitat: shallow coastal waters, 20-80 m.

  Reproductive guild
  Typical activity level
  Main Ref.
  Deep Fin Classification

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Oncopteridae as currently in FishBase

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination
Oncopterus darwinii Steindachner, 1874
! Oncopterus darwini Steindachner, 1874
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