Paraplagusia sinerama Chapleau & Renaud, 1993
Dusky tongue sole
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 Family:  Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes), subfamily: Cynoglossinae
 Max. size:  27.95 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 50 m
 Distribution:  Western Pacific: northern Australia (including Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, Western Australia) and southern coast of Papua New Guinea.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 111-117; Anal soft rays: 87-91. Eyed-side body and head tan, dark pigmentation on posterior edge of scales (no paler ocelli or dark speckles) more prominent near margins of body, membrane between rays of dorsal and anal fins dark brown on both sides of body, labial papillae unbranched, scales ctenoid on both sides of body, and caudal vertebrae 44-46.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.07.96
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.02.98

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