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

Genus: Etropus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Etropus ciadi
[]

Photo by Martins, I.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Etropus crossotus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Martins, I.A.
 
Etropus crossotus
[Fringed flounder]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Etropus cyclosquamus Leslie & Stewart, 1986

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Etropus cyclosquamus
[Shelf flounder]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Etropus delsmani delsmani
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Etropus delsmani pacificus
[Delsman's flounder]

Photo by Eakins, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Etropus ectenes Jordan, 1889

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Etropus ectenes
[Sole flounder]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 15.5 cm NG
Etropus longimanus Norman, 1933

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Etropus longimanus
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Etropus microstomus (Gill, 1864)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Etropus microstomus
[Smallmouth flounder]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific

Etropus peruvianus Hildebrand, 1946

Photo by FAO
 
Etropus peruvianus
[Peruvian flounder]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Etropus rimosus Goode & Bean, 1885

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Etropus rimosus
[Gray flounder]
10 Species of Family Paralichthyidae with Genus Etropus
(Large-tooth flounders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2005 Etropus ciadi Eastern Pacific 9.3 SL
1882 Etropus crossotus Fringed flounder Western Atlantic 20 TL
1986 Etropus cyclosquamus Shelf flounder Western Central Atlantic 9 SL
1940 Etropus delsmani delsmani Western Central Atlantic
1963 Etropus delsmani pacificus Delsman's flounder Eastern Pacific
1889 Etropus ectenes Sole flounder Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1933 Etropus longimanus Southwest Atlantic 15.5 NG
1864 Etropus microstomus Smallmouth flounder Western Atlantic 13 TL
1946 Etropus peruvianus Peruvian flounder Eastern Pacific
1885 Etropus rimosus Gray flounder Western Atlantic 13 TL



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