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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae Righteye flounders
Subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Genus: Pseudopleuronectes

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5 species
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Pseudopleuronectes americanus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Pseudopleuronectes americanus
[Winter flounder]
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Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Pseudopleuronectes herzensteini
[Yellow striped flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Pseudopleuronectes obscurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Pseudopleuronectes schrenki
[Cresthead flounder]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae (Günther, 1877)

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Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae
[Marbled flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudopleuronectes americanus Winter flounder Western Atlantic 64 TL 1792
Pseudopleuronectes herzensteini Yellow striped flounder Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1901
Pseudopleuronectes obscurus Northwest Pacific 56 TL 1890
Pseudopleuronectes schrenki Cresthead flounder Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1904
Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae Marbled flounder Northwest Pacific 45 SL 1877



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