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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Rhombosoleidae South Pacific flounders

Genus: Rhombosolea

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Rhombosolea leporina Günther, 1862

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Rhombosolea leporina
[Yellowbelly flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Rhombosolea plebeia (Richardson, 1843)

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Rhombosolea plebeia
[Sand flounder]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Rhombosolea retiaria Hutton, 1874

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Rhombosolea retiaria
[Black flounder]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Rhombosolea tapirina Günther, 1862

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Rhombosolea tapirina
[Greenback flounder]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhombosolea leporina Yellowbelly flounder Southwest Pacific 32 TL 1862
Rhombosolea plebeia Sand flounder Southwest Pacific 43 TL 1843
Rhombosolea retiaria Black flounder Southwest Pacific 25 TL 1874
Rhombosolea tapirina Greenback flounder Eastern Indian Ocean and 45 TL 1862



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