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Family: Citharidae Citharids



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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Brachypleura novaezeelandiae Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Brachypleura novaezeelandiae
[Yellow-dabbled flounder]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Citharoides macrolepidotus Hubbs, 1915

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Citharoides macrolepidotus
[Branched ray flounder]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Citharoides macrolepis (Gilchrist, 1904)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Citharoides macrolepis
[Twospot largescale flounder]
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Citharoides orbitalis
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 39.7 cm TL
Citharus linguatula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Pallottino, F.
 
Citharus linguatula
[Spotted flounder]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis Weber, 1913

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis
[Scale-eyed flounder]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brachypleura novaezeelandiae Yellow-dabbled flounder Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1862
Citharoides macrolepidotus Branched ray flounder Western Pacific 29 TL 1915
Citharoides macrolepis Twospot largescale flounder Western Indian Ocean 25 TL 1904
Citharoides orbitalis Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Citharus linguatula Spotted flounder Eastern Atlantic 39.7 TL 1758
Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis Scale-eyed flounder Western Pacific 36 TL 1913



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