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Flatfish Overview:  Pleuronectiform Fishes

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Flatfishes of the Family Pleuronectidae: Righteye Flounders





Family Pleuronectidae: Mainly marine, a few brackish species, rarely in freshwater. 


    Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific, Indian Oceans.

Pleuronichthys ritteri Starks & Morris 1907, the Spotted Turbot. Eastern Pacific coast; mid-California to Baja. To one foot in length. Aquarium photo.

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