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

Genus: Hippoglossina

(See list of species below)



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7 species
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Hippoglossina bollmani Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hippoglossina bollmani
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Eastern Pacific

Hippoglossina macrops Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Hippoglossina macrops
[Bigeye flounder]
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Hippoglossina montemaris
[]
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Hippoglossina mystacium
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Hippoglossina oblonga (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Hippoglossina oblonga
[American fourspot flounder]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Hippoglossina stomata Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890

Photo by Photo by Love, M.
 
Hippoglossina stomata
[Bigmouth flounder]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Hippoglossina tetrophthalma (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hippoglossina tetrophthalma
[Fourspot flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hippoglossina bollmani Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1890
Hippoglossina macrops Bigeye flounder Eastern Pacific 1876
Hippoglossina montemaris Southeast Pacific 1961
Hippoglossina mystacium Southeast Pacific 1936
Hippoglossina oblonga American fourspot flounder Western Atlantic 41 TL 1815
Hippoglossina stomata Bigmouth flounder Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1890
Hippoglossina tetrophthalma Fourspot flounder Eastern Pacific 36 TL 1890



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