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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders

Genus: Monolene

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.8 cm NG
Monolene antillarum Norman, 1933

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Monolene antillarum
[Slim flounder]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Monolene asaedae Clark, 1936

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Monolene asaedae
[Asaedae flounder]



Western Central Atlantic.

Monolene atrimana Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Monolene atrimana
[]
No picture found


 
Monolene danae
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Monolene dubiosa Garman, 1899

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Monolene dubiosa
[Acapulco flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Monolene helenensis
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Monolene maculipinna Garman, 1899

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Monolene maculipinna
[Pacific deepwater flounder]
No picture found


 
Monolene megalepis
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Monolene mertensi (Poll, 1959)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Monolene mertensi
[Marten's moonflounder]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.1 cm TL
Monolene microstoma Cadenat, 1937

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Monolene microstoma
[Smallmouth moonflounder]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Monolene sessilicauda Goode, 1880

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Monolene sessilicauda
[Deepwater flounder]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Monolene antillarum Slim flounder Western Atlantic 11.8 NG 1933
Monolene asaedae Asaedae flounder Eastern Central Pacific 8 TL 1936
Monolene atrimana Western Central Atlantic. 1886
Monolene danae Eastern Pacific. 1937
Monolene dubiosa Acapulco flounder Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL 1899
Monolene helenensis Eastern Atlantic. North 20.8 SL 2000
Monolene maculipinna Pacific deepwater flounder Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1899
Monolene megalepis Western Atlantic. 1961
Monolene mertensi Marten's moonflounder Eastern Atlantic 10 TL 1959
Monolene microstoma Smallmouth moonflounder Eastern Atlantic 20.1 TL 1937
Monolene sessilicauda Deepwater flounder Western Atlantic 18 TL 1880



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