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  • Achiropsettidae
    • Mancopsetta maculata    (Günther, 1880)      Spotted Deepsea Flounder      37 460076
    • Mancopsetta spp.              37 460914
    • Neoachiropsetta milfordi    (Penrith, 1965)      Armless Deepsea Flounder      37 460052
    • Neoachiropsetta spp.              37 460915
    • Achiropsettidae              37 460923
  • Bothidae
    • Arnoglossus andrewsi    Kurth, 1954      Andrew's Flounder      37 460027
    • Arnoglossus armstrongi    Scott, 1975      Armstrong's Flounder      37 460028
    • Arnoglossus bassensis    Norman, 1926      Bass Strait Flounder      37 460029
    • Arnoglossus dalgleishi    (von Bonde, 1922)      [a lefteye flounder]      37 460084
    • Arnoglossus elongatus    Weber, 1913      Long Lefteye Flounder      37 460020
    • Arnoglossus fisoni    Ogilby, 1898      Fison's Flounder      37 460043
    • Arnoglossus japonicus    Hubbs, 1915      Japanese Lefteye Flounder      37 460034
    • Arnoglossus macrolophus    Alcock, 1889      Largecrest Lefteye Flounder      37 460063
    • Arnoglossus micrommatus    Amaoka, Arai & Gomon, 1997      Smalleye Flounder      37 460059
    • Arnoglossus muelleri    (Klunzinger, 1872)      Mueller's Flounder      37 460030
    • Arnoglossus nigrifrons    Amaoka & Mihara, 2000      Darkbrow Flounder      37 460072
    • Arnoglossus polyspilus    (Günther, 1880)      Manyspot Lefteye Flounder      37 460071
    • Arnoglossus tenuis    Günther, 1880      Dwarf Lefteye Flounder      37 460044
    • Arnoglossus waitei    Norman, 1926      Waite's Flounder      37 460045
    • Arnoglossus spp.              37 460902
    • Asterorhombus cocosensis    (Bleeker, 1855)      Angler Flatfish      37 460057
    • Asterorhombus filifer    Hensley & Randall, 2003      Longfin Flounder      37 460083
    • Asterorhombus intermedius    (Bleeker, 1866)      Blotched Flounder      37 460046
    • Asterorhombus spp.              37 460903
    • Bothus mancus    (Broussonet, 1782)      Flowery Flounder      37 460047
    • Bothus myriaster    (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)      Oval Flounder      37 460042
    • Bothus pantherinus    (Rüppell, 1830)      Leopard Flounder      37 460048
    • Bothus swio    Hensley, 1997      Swio Flounder      37 460073
    • Bothus spp.              37 460904
    • Chascanopsetta lugubris    Alcock, 1894      Pelican Flounder      37 460049
    • Chascanopsetta spp.              37 460906
    • Crossorhombus azureus    (Alcock, 1889)      Chain-mail Flounder      37 460019
    • Crossorhombus howensis    Hensley & Randall, 1993      Lord Howe Flounder      37 460058
    • Crossorhombus valderostratus    (Alcock, 1890)      Broadbrow Flounder      37 460066
    • Crossorhombus spp.              37 460907
    • Engyprosopon bleekeri    (Macleay, 1881)      Bleeker's Flounder      37 460050
    • Engyprosopon grandisquama    (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)      Spot-tail Wide-eye Flounder      37 460012
    • Engyprosopon hureaui    Quéro & Golani, 1990      Hureau's Wide-eye Flounder      37 460067
    • Engyprosopon latifrons    (Regan, 1908)      [a lefteye flounder]      37 460039
    • Engyprosopon longipterum    Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1993      Longfin Wide-eye Flounder      37 460068
    • Engyprosopon maldivensis    (Regan, 1908)      Olive Wide-eye Flounder      37 460013
    • Engyprosopon osculus    (Amaoka & Arai, 1998)      Bumphead Flounder      37 460024
    • Engyprosopon praeteritus    (Whitley, 1950)      Spotless Lefteye Flounder      37 460021
    • Engyprosopon spp.              37 460908
    • Grammatobothus cf krempfi         [a lefteye flounder]      37 460074
    • Grammatobothus pennatus    (Ogilby, 1913)      Pennant Flounder      37 460016
    • Grammatobothus polyophthalmus    (Bleeker, 1866)      Threespot Flounder      37 460010
    • Grammatobothus spp.              37 460909
    • Japonolaeops dentatus    Amaoka, 1969      Eyetooth Flounder      37 460075
    • Japonolaeops spp.              37 460910
    • Kamoharaia megastoma    (Kamohara, 1936)      Widemouth Flounder      37 460006
    • Kamoharaia spp.              37 460911
    • Laeops kitaharae    (Smith & Pope, 1906)      Kitahara's Flounder      37 460051
    • Laeops parviceps    Günther, 1880      Smallhead Flounder      37 460022
    • Laeops spp.              37 460912
    • Lophonectes gallus    Günther, 1880      Crested Flounder      37 460001
    • Lophonectes spp.              37 460913
    • Neolaeops microphthalmus    (von Bonde, 1922)      Crosseye Flounder      37 460077
    • Neolaeops spp.              37 460916
    • Parabothus coarctatus    (Gilbert, 1905)      Smallscale Flounder      37 460078
    • Parabothus kiensis    (Tanaka, 1918)      Yellowspotted Flounder      37 460053
    • Parabothus polylepis    (Alcock, 1889)      Manyscale Flounder      37 460081
    • Parabothus taiwanensis    Amaoka & Shen, 1993      Taiwanese Flounder      37 460079
    • Parabothus spp.              37 460917
    • Psettina gigantea    Amaoka, 1963      Combscale Flounder      37 460033
    • Psettina iijimae    (Jordan & Starks, 1904)      Leaf Flounder      37 460017
    • Psettina senta    Amaoka & Larson, 1999      Rough Flounder      37 460061
    • Psettina tosana    Amaoka, 1963      Ragged Flounder      37 460026
    • Psettina variegata    (Fowler, 1933)      Variegated Flounder      37 460062
    • Psettina spp.              37 460918
    • Taeniopsetta ocellata    (Günther, 1880)      Ocellate Flounder      37 460064
    • Taeniopsetta spp.              37 460920
    • Tosarhombus longimanus    Amaoka, Mihara & Rivaton, 1997      Longarm Flounder      37 460080
    • Tosarhombus spp.              37 460921
    • Bothidae              37 460922
  • Citharidae
    • Brachypleura novaezeelandiae    Günther, 1862      Yellow Largescale Flounder      37 458001
    • Brachypleura spp.              37 458901
    • Citharoides macrolepidotus    Hubbs, 1915      Branchray Flounder      37 458003
    • Citharoides macrolepis    (Gilchrist, 1904)      Common Largescale Flounder      37 458005
    • Citharoides orbitalis    Hoshino, 2000      Orbital Flounder      37 458002
    • Citharoides spp.              37 458902
    • Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis    Weber, 1913      Scale-eye Flounder      37 458004
    • Lepidoblepharon spp.              37 458903
    • Citharidae         largescale flounders      37 458000
  • Cynoglossidae
    • Cynoglossus arel    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)      [a tongue sole]      37 463750
    • Cynoglossus bilineatus    (Lacépède, 1802)      Fourline Tongue Sole      37 463013
    • Cynoglossus broadhursti    Waite, 1905      Southern Tongue Sole      37 463015
    • Cynoglossus heterolepis    Weber, 1910      Freshwater Tongue Sole      37 463016
    • Cynoglossus kopsii    (Bleeker, 1851)      Kops' Tongue Sole      37 463006
    • Cynoglossus maccullochi    Norman, 1926      McCulloch's Tongue Sole      37 463024
    • Cynoglossus macrophthalmus    Norman, 1926      Longnose Tongue Sole      37 463008
    • Cynoglossus maculipinnis    Rendahl, 1921      Spotfin Tongue Sole      37 463003
    • Cynoglossus ogilbyi    Norman, 1926      Ogilby's Tongue Sole      37 463017
    • Cynoglossus puncticeps    (Richardson, 1846)      Spotted Tongue Sole      37 463018
    • Cynoglossus sp. [Munroe]              37 463014
    • Cynoglossus sp. cf joyneri    Günther, 1878      blackfins      37 463010
    • Cynoglossus suyeni    Fowler, 1934      Suyen's Tongue Sole      37 463025
    • Cynoglossus spp.              37 463901
    • Paraplagusia bilineata    (Bloch, 1787)      Lemon Tongue Sole      37 463001
    • Paraplagusia blochii    (Bleeker, 1851)      Bloch's Tongue Sole      37 463007
    • Paraplagusia longirostris    Chapleau, Renaud & Kailola, 1991      Pinocchio Tongue Sole      37 463002
    • Paraplagusia sinerama    Chapleau & Renaud, 1993      Dusky Tongue Sole      37 463022
    • Paraplagusia spp.              37 463902
    • Symphurus australis    McCulloch, 1907      Deepwater Tongue Sole      37 463020
    • Symphurus hondoensis    Hubbs, 1915      [a tongue sole]      37 463026
    • Symphurus microrhynchus    (Weber, 1913)      Small-lip Tongue Sole      37 463023
    • Symphurus sp. B [Last]         [a tongue sole]      37 463021
    • Symphurus spp.              37 463903
    • Cynoglossidae         tongue soles      37 463000
  • Paralichthyidae
    • Cephalopsetta ventrocellata    Dutt & Rao, 1965      Bighead Flounder      37 460069
    • Cephalopsetta spp.              37 460905
    • Paralichthys sp. [NSW, of Amaoka]         [a sand flounder]      37 460070
    • Paralichthys spp.         sand flounders      37 460901
    • Pseudorhombus argus    Weber, 1913      Peacock Flounder      37 460038
    • Pseudorhombus arsius    (Hamilton, 1822)      Largetooth Flounder      37 460009
    • Pseudorhombus diplospilus    Norman, 1926      Bigtooth Twinspot Flounder      37 460015
    • Pseudorhombus dupliciocellatus    Regan, 1905      Three Twinspot Flounder      37 460004
    • Pseudorhombus elevatus    Ogilby, 1912      Deep Flounder      37 460008
    • Pseudorhombus jenynsii    (Bleeker, 1855)      Smalltooth Flounder      37 460002
    • Pseudorhombus megalops    Fowler, 1934      Bigeye Flounder      37 460035
    • Pseudorhombus neglectus    Bleeker, 1866      Neglected Flounder      37 460060
    • Pseudorhombus quinquocellatus    Weber & de Beaufort, 1929      Five-eye Flounder      37 460025
    • Pseudorhombus sp. cf dupliciocellatus    Regan, 1905      [a sand flounder]      37 460032
    • Pseudorhombus spinosus    McCulloch, 1914      Spiny Flounder      37 460011
    • Pseudorhombus tenuirastrum    (Waite, 1899)      Slender Flounder      37 460031
    • Pseudorhombus triocellatus    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)      Three-ring Flounder      37 460065
    • Pseudorhombus spp.              37 460919
    • Paralichthyidae              37 460924
  • Pleuronectidae
    • Ammotretis brevipinnis    Norman, 1926      Shortfin Flounder      37 461016
    • Ammotretis elongatus    McCulloch, 1914      Elongate Flounder      37 461007
    • Ammotretis lituratus    (Richardson, 1844)      Spotted Flounder      37 461004
    • Ammotretis macrolepis    McCulloch, 1914      Largescale Flounder      37 461012
    • Ammotretis rostratus    Günther, 1862      Longsnout Flounder      37 461001
    • Ammotretis spp.         bay flounder      37 461900
    • Atheresthes spp.         arrowtooth flounder      37 461795
    • Azygopus pinnifasciatus    Norman, 1926      Banded-fin Flounder      37 461002
    • Azygopus spp.              37 461902
    • Colistium guntheri    (Hutton, 1873)      New Zealand brill      37 461790
    • Colistium nudipinnis    (Waite, 1911)      New Zealand turbot      37 461797
    • Colistium spp.              37 461903
    • Nematops macrochirus    Norman, 1931      Longfin Righteye Flounder      37 461019
    • Nematops microstoma    Günther, 1880      Smallmouth Righteye Flounder      37 461020
    • Nematops spp.              37 461904
    • Pelotretis flavilatus    Waite, 1911      New Zealand lemon sole      37 461796
    • Pelotretis spp.              37 461905
    • Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae    Günther, 1862      New Zealand sole      37 461794
    • Peltorhamphus spp.              37 461906
    • Pleuronectes platessa    Linnaeus, 1758      Plaice      37 461792
    • Pleuronectes spp.              37 461908
    • Poecilopsetta cf praelonga [of Williams et al 1996]         [a righteye flounder]      37 461506
    • Poecilopsetta colorata    Günther, 1880      Coloured Righteye Flounder      37 461028
    • Poecilopsetta macrocephala    Hoshino, Amaoka & Last, 2001      Bighead Righteye Flounder      37 461030
    • Poecilopsetta natalensis    Norman, 1931      African Righteye Flounder      37 461029
    • Poecilopsetta plinthus    (Jordan & Starks, 1904)      Tiled Righteye Flounder      37 461021
    • Poecilopsetta praelonga    Alcock, 1894      Narrowbody Righteye Flounder      37 461022
    • Poecilopsetta spp.              37 461909
    • Psammodiscus ocellatus    Günther, 1862      Freckled Righteye Flounder      37 461009
    • Psammodiscus spp.              37 461910
    • Reinhardtius hippoglossoides    (Walbaum, 1792)      Greenland turbot      37 461793
    • Reinhardtius spp.              37 461911
    • Rhombosolea leporina    Günther, 1862      yellowbelly flounder      37 461750
    • Rhombosolea plebeia    (Richardson, 1843)      sand flounder      37 461751
    • Rhombosolea retiaria    Hutton, 1873      [a righteye flounder]      37 461752
    • Rhombosolea tapirina    Günther, 1862      Greenback Flounder      37 461003
    • Rhombosolea spp.              37 461912
    • Taratretis derwentensis    Last, 1978      Derwent Flounder      37 461011
    • Taratretis spp.              37 461915
    • Pleuronectidae         righteye flounders      37 461916
    • Rhombosolea spp. (imported) [R. retiaria Hutton, 1874, R. plebeia (Richardson, 1842) & R. leporina Gunther, 1873 only]         New Zealand flounder      37 461791
  • Pleuronectidae, Samaridae
    • Pleuronectidae, Samaridae         righteye flounders      37 461000
  • Psettodidae
    • Psettodes erumei    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)      Australian Halibut      37 457001
    • Psettodes spp.              37 457901
    • Psettodidae         halibuts      37 457000
  • Samaridae
    • Plagiopsetta glossa    Franz, 1910      Tongue Flatfish      37 461026
    • Plagiopsetta spp.         [a righteye flounder]      37 461907
    • Samaris cristatus    Gray, 1831      Cockatoo Flounder      37 461006
    • Samaris macrolepis    Norman, 1927      Bigfin Righteye Flounder      37 461027
    • Samaris spp.         [a righteye flounder]      37 461913
    • Samariscus huysmani    Weber, 1913      Huysman's Flounder      37 461015
    • Samariscus sunieri    Weber & de Beaufort, 1929      Sunier's Flounder      37 461031
    • Samariscus triocellatus    Woods, 1966      Threespot Righteye Flounder      37 461025
    • Samariscus spp.         [a righteye flounder]      37 461914
    • Samaridae         samarids      37 461917
  • Soleidae
    • Aesopia cornuta    Kaup, 1858      Thickray Sole      37 462001
    • Aesopia sp. [in Sainsbury et al, 1985]         pale thick-rayed sole      37 462011
    • Aesopia spp.              37 462901
    • Aseraggodes bahamondei    Randall & Meléndez, 1987      Island Sole      37 462019
    • Aseraggodes corymbus    Randall & Bartsch, 2007      [a sole]      37 462055
    • Aseraggodes crypticus    Randall & Allen, 2007      [a sole]      37 462056
    • Aseraggodes dubius    Weber, 1913      [a sole]      37 462048
    • Aseraggodes haackeanus    (Steindachner, 1883)      Southern Sole      37 462020
    • Aseraggodes klunzingeri    (Weber, 1907)      Kimberley Sole      37 462021
    • Aseraggodes lenisquamis    Randall, 2005      peppered sole      37 462040
    • Aseraggodes melanospilos    (Bleeker, 1854)      Darkspotted Sole      37 462012
    • Aseraggodes melanostictus    (Peters, 1877)      Dappled Sole      37 462016
    • Aseraggodes nigrocirratus    Randall, 2005      [a sole]      37 462049
    • Aseraggodes normani    Chabanaud, 1930      Norman's Sole      37 462002
    • Aseraggodes pelvicus    Randall, 2005      [a sole]      37 462050
    • Aseraggodes ramsaii    (Ogilby, 1889)      Ramsay's Flounder      37 462038
    • Aseraggodes spp.              37 462902
    • Brachirus annularis    Fowler, 1934      Annulate Sole      37 462014
    • Brachirus aspilos    (Bleeker, 1852)      Dusky Sole      37 462035
    • Brachirus breviceps    Ogilby, 1910      Shorthead Sole      37 462022
    • Brachirus fitzroiensis    (De Vis, 1882)      Fitzroy Sole      37 462023
    • Brachirus nigra    (Macleay, 1880)      Black Sole      37 462017
    • Brachirus orientalis    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)      Oriental Sole      37 462024
    • Brachirus salinarum    Ogilby, 1910      Saltpan Sole      37 462025
    • Brachirus selheimi    (Macleay, 1882)      Freshwater Sole      37 462026
    • Brachirus setifer    (Paradice, 1927)      Paradice's Sole      37 462008
    • Brachirus spp.              37 462903
    • Dexillus muelleri    (Steindachner, 1879)      Tufted Sole      37 462007
    • Dexillus spp.              37 462915
    • Heteromycteris hartzfeldi    (Bleeker, 1853)      Hooknose Sole      37 462042
    • Heteromycteris spp.              37 462904
    • Leptachirus darwinensis    Randall, 2007      [a sole]      37 462052
    • Leptachirus polylepis    Randall, 2007      [a sole]      37 462053
    • Leptachirus triramus    Randall, 2007      [a sole]      37 462054
    • Leptachirus spp.              37 462905
    • Liachirus whitleyi    Chabanaud, 1950      Bearded Sole      37 462041
    • Liachirus spp.              37 462906
    • Pardachirus hedleyi    Ogilby, 1916      Southern Peacock Sole      37 462029
    • Pardachirus pavoninus    (Lacépède, 1802)      Peacock Sole      37 462009
    • Pardachirus rautheri    (Chabanaud, 1931)      Mottled Sole      37 462030
    • Pardachirus spp.              37 462907
    • Phyllichthys punctatus    McCulloch, 1916      Spotted Sole      37 462005
    • Phyllichthys sclerolepis    (Macleay, 1878)      Hardscale Sole      37 462031
    • Phyllichthys sejunctus    Whitley, 1935      Checker Sole      37 462043
    • Phyllichthys spp.              37 462908
    • Pseudaesopia callizona    (Regan, 1903)      [a sole]      37 462057
    • Pseudaesopia japonica    (Bleeker, 1860)      Japanese Sole      37 462044
    • Pseudaesopia sp. [in Stephens, 2010]         [a sole]      37 462058
    • Pseudaesopia spp.              37 462909
    • Rendahlia jaubertensis    (Rendahl, 1921)      Jaubert Sole      37 462032
    • Rendahlia spp.              37 462910
    • Solea solea    (Linnaeus, 1758)      Dover sole      37 462790
    • Solea spp.              37 462911
    • Soleichthys heterorhinos    (Bleeker, 1856)      Tiger Sole      37 462015
    • Soleichthys maculosus    Muchhala & Munroe, 2004      Whiteblotched Sole      37 462045
    • Soleichthys microcephalus    (Günther, 1862)      Smallhead Sole      37 462033
    • Soleichthys oculofasciatus    Munroe & Menke, 2004      Banded-eye Sole      37 462047
    • Soleichthys serpenpellis    Munroe & Menke, 2004      Snakeskin Sole      37 462046
    • Soleichthys spp.              37 462912
    • Synclidopus hogani    Johnson & Randall, 2008      [a sole]      37 462051
    • Synclidopus macleayanus    (Ramsay, 1881)      Narrowbanded Sole      37 462018
    • Synclidopus spp.              37 462913
    • Zebrias cancellatus    (McCulloch, 1916)      Harrowed Sole      37 462006
    • Zebrias craticulus    (McCulloch, 1916)      Wicker-work Sole      37 462003
    • Zebrias munroi    (Whitley, 1966)      Munro's Sole      37 462039
    • Zebrias penescalaris    Gomon, 1987      Duskybanded Sole      37 462036
    • Zebrias quagga    (Kaup, 1858)      Zebra Sole      37 462004
    • Zebrias scalaris    Gomon, 1987      Manyband Sole      37 462010
    • Zebrias spp.              37 462914
    • Soleidae         soles      37 462000
  • family not defined
    • Bothidae, Achiropsettidae, Paralichthyidae         lefteye flounders      37 460000

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