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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae Righteye flounders
Subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Genus: Liopsetta

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Northeast Atlantic and Ar
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Liopsetta glacialis (Pallas, 1776)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Liopsetta glacialis
[Arctic flounder]
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Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Liopsetta pinnifasciata
[Far Eastern smooth flounder]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Liopsetta glacialis Arctic flounder Northeast Atlantic and Ar 35 TL 1776
Liopsetta pinnifasciata Far Eastern smooth flounder Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1870



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