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flatfish
Pleuronectoidei

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Carangiformes

Scientific synonyms

Pleuronectiformes

Images

Bothus podas - Wide-eyed Flounder

Bothus podas - Wide-eyed Flounder, female

Author: Zdeněk Sýkora

Synapturichthys kleinii - Klein's Sole

Synapturichthys kleinii - Klein's Sole

Author: Jiří Novák

Pleuronectes platessa - European Plaice

Pleuronectes platessa - European Plaice

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Pleuronectoidei in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Pleuronectoidei

Included taxa

Number of records: 15

family Achiridae Rafinesque, 1815 - American sole
family Achiropsettidae Evseenko, 1984 - southern flounders
family Bothidae Smitt, 1892 - lefteye flounders
family Citharidae F. de Buen, 1935
family Cynoglossidae D.S. Jordan, 1888 - tonguefishes
family Oncopteridae Jordan & Goss, 1889
family Paralichthodidae Regan 1920
family Paralichthyidae Regan, 1910 - Large-tooth flounders
family Pleuronectidae Rafinesque, 1815 - righteye flounders
family Poecilopsettidae Norman, 1934
family Polynemidae Rafinesque, 1815 - threadfins
family Psettodidae Regan, 1910 - psettodids
family Samaridae Jordan & Goss 1889
family Scophthalmidae Chabanaud, 1933
family Soleidae Bonaparte, 1833 - soles

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/56]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Pleuronectiformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Pleuronectoidei]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

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