Taxon profile


Large-tooth flounders
Paralichthyidae Regan, 1910

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

Other names

= Sand flounders

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

genus Ancylopsetta Gill, 1864
genus Cephalopsetta Dutt & Rao, 1965
genus Citharichthys Bleeker, 1862
genus Cyclopsetta Gill, 1889
genus Etropus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
genus Gastropsetta Bean, 1895
genus Hippoglossina Steindachner, 1876
genus Paralichthys Girard, 1858
genus Pseudorhombus Bleeker, 1862
genus Syacium Ranzani, 1842
genus Tarphops Jordan & Thompson, 1914
genus Tephrinectes Günther, 1862
genus Thysanopsetta Günther, 1880
genus Xystreurys Jordan & Gilbert, 1880

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/341]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Paralichthyidae]
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 Paralichthyidae Regan, 1910]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 11 March 2007]

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