Oncopterus darwinii Steindachner, 1874
Remo flounder
Oncopterus darwinii
photo by Timm, C.D.

 Family:  Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders), subfamily: Rhombosoleinae
 Max. size:  30.35 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 80 m
 Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic: Santa Catarina, Brazil to Golfo de Sán Matías, Argentina.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 59-67; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 41-46. Pectoral fin with 12 soft rays on ocular side, 11 on blind side. Strong spine anterior to anal fin, prominent in young specimens. Lateral line with a distinct curve above pectoral fin and with several transverse accessory branches. Pale brownish, covered with many small white spots; some larger white spots at upper and lower edges of body (Ref. 27363).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.07.95
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09

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