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Pleuronectidae Rafinesque, 1815

125579  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125579)

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  1. Subfamily Pleuronectinae Rafinesque, 1815
    1. Genus Acanthopsetta Schmidt, 1904
    2. Genus Atheresthes Jordan & Gilbert, 1880
    3. Genus Cleisthenes Jordan & Starks, 1904
    4. Genus Clidoderma Bleeker, 1862
    5. Genus Dexistes Jordan & Starks, 1904
    6. Genus Embassichthys Jordan & Evermann, 1896
    7. Genus Eopsetta Jordan & Goss, 1885
    8. Genus Glyptocephalus Gottsche, 1835
    9. Genus Hippoglossoides Gottsche, 1835
    10. Genus Hippoglossus Cuvier, 1816
    11. Genus Hypsopsetta Gill, 1862
    12. Genus Isopsetta Lockington, 1883
    13. Genus Lepidopsetta Gill, 1862
    14. Genus Limanda Gottsche, 1835
    15. Genus Liopsetta Gill, 1864
    16. Genus Lyopsetta Jordan & Goss, 1885
    17. Genus Microstomus Gottsche, 1835
    18. Genus Myzopsetta Gill, 1861
    19. Genus Parophrys Girard, 1854
    20. Genus Platichthys Girard, 1854
    21. Genus Pleuronectes Linnaeus, 1758
    22. Genus Pleuronichthys Girard, 1854
    23. Genus Psettichthys Girard, 1854
    24. Genus Pseudopleuronectes Bleeker, 1862
    25. Genus Reinhardtius Gill, 1861
    26. Genus Verasper Jordan & Gilbert, 1898
    27. Genus Araias Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Dexistes Jordan & Starks, 1904
    28. Genus Cynicoglossus Bonaparte, 1837 accepted as Microstomus Gottsche, 1835
    29. Genus Drepanopsetta Gill, 1861 accepted as Hippoglossoides Gottsche, 1835 (synonym)
    30. Genus Eopsetia accepted as Eopsetta Jordan & Goss, 1885 (misspelling)
    31. Genus Errex Jordan, 1919 accepted as Glyptocephalus Gottsche, 1835
    32. Genus Euchalarodus Gill, 1864 accepted as Liopsetta Gill, 1864 (synonym)
    33. Genus Flesus Moreau, 1881 accepted as Platichthys Girard, 1854
    34. Genus Hypoglossoides accepted as Hippoglossoides Gottsche, 1835 (misspelling)
    35. Genus Kareius Jordan & Snyder, 1900 accepted as Platichthys Girard, 1854 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    36. Genus Limanada accepted as Limanda Gottsche, 1835 (misspelling)
    37. Genus Platessa Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Pleuronectes Linnaeus, 1758
    38. Genus Platysomatichthys Bleeker, 1862 accepted as Reinhardtius Gill, 1861
    39. Tribe Pleuronectini Li, 1981 accepted as Pleuronectinae Rafinesque, 1815 (not monophyletic)
    40. Genus Protopsetta Schmidt, 1904 accepted as Cleisthenes Jordan & Starks, 1904
    41. Genus Tanakius Hubbs, 1918 accepted as Glyptocephalus Gottsche, 1835 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    42. Genus Veraequa Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Microstomus Gottsche, 1835
  2. Subfamily Poecilopsettinae Norman, 1934
    1. Genus Marleyella Fowler, 1925
    2. Genus Nematops Günther, 1880
    3. Genus Poecilopsetta Günther, 1880
    4. Genus Alaeops Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Poecilopsetta Günther, 1880
    5. Genus Boopsetta Alcock, 1896 accepted as Poecilopsetta Günther, 1880
    6. Genus Paralimanda Breder, 1927 accepted as Poecilopsetta Günther, 1880
    7. Genus Poecylopsetta accepted as Poecilopsetta Günther, 1880 (misspelling)
  3. Subfamily Rhombosoleinae Regan, 1910
    1. Genus Ammotretis Günther, 1862
    2. Genus Azygopus Norman, 1926
    3. Genus Colistium Norman, 1926
    4. Genus Pelotretis Waite, 1911
    5. Genus Peltorhamphus Günther, 1862
    6. Genus Psammodiscus Günther, 1862
    7. Genus Rhombosolea Günther, 1862
    8. Genus Taratretis Last, 1978
    9. Genus Apsetta Kyle, 1901 accepted as Rhombosolea Günther, 1862
    10. Genus Bowenia Haast, 1873 accepted as Rhombosolea Günther, 1862
    11. Genus Pelthorhambus accepted as Peltorhamphus Günther, 1862 (misspelling)
  4. Subfamily Paralichthodinae Regan, 1920 accepted as Paralichthodidae Regan, 1920 (unaccepted > superseded rank)
  5. Genus Xystrias Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Eopsetta Jordan & Goss, 1885
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Description Distribution: Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific. Both eyes normally on the right side. Preoperculum with a free margin. Fins...  
Description Distribution: Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific. Both eyes normally on the right side. Preoperculum with a free margin. Fins without spines. Dorsal fin extends on head. Swimbladder absent in adults. Eggs without oil globule in yolk. Benthic, from a few to more than 1,000 m. Almost all species important to fisheries.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Pleuronectidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125579 on 2023-12-10
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2022). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2022., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Description Distribution: Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific. Both eyes normally on the right side. Preoperculum with a free margin. Fins without spines. Dorsal fin extends on head. Swimbladder absent in adults. Eggs without oil globule in yolk. Benthic, from a few to more than 1,000 m. Almost all species important to fisheries.  [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch platvissen  [details]
English righteye flounders  [details]
Japanese カレイ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål flyndrefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk flyndrefamilien  [details]
Swedish flundrefiskar (=spättor)  [details]