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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae Large-tooth flounders

Genus: Ancylopsetta

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7 species
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Ancylopsetta antillarum
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ancylopsetta cycloidea Tyler, 1959

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Ancylopsetta cycloidea
[Cyclope flounder]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Ancylopsetta dendritica Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Ancylopsetta dendritica
[Three-spot flounder]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ancylopsetta dilecta (Goode & Bean, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Kolding, J.
 
Ancylopsetta dilecta
[Three-eye flounder]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ancylopsetta kumperae Tyler, 1959

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Ancylopsetta kumperae
[Foureyed flounder]
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Ancylopsetta microctenus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ancylopsetta quadrocellata Gill, 1864

Photo by Photo by Bryan, D.
 
Ancylopsetta quadrocellata
[Gulf of Mexico ocellated flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ancylopsetta antillarum Western Central Atlantic 1966
Ancylopsetta cycloidea Cyclope flounder Western Central Atlantic 25 TL 1959
Ancylopsetta dendritica Three-spot flounder Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1890
Ancylopsetta dilecta Three-eye flounder Western Atlantic 25 TL 1883
Ancylopsetta kumperae Foureyed flounder Western Central Atlantic 25 TL 1959
Ancylopsetta microctenus Western Central Atlantic 1966
Ancylopsetta quadrocellata Gulf of Mexico ocellated flounder Western Atlantic 25 TL 1864



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