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Family: Psettodidae Psettodids

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Psettodes belcheri Bennett, 1831

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Psettodes belcheri
[Spottail spiny turbot]

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Psettodes bennettii Steindachner, 1870

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Psettodes bennettii
[Spiny turbot]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Psettodes erumei (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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Psettodes erumei
[Indian halibut]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Psettodes belcheri Spottail spiny turbot Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1831
Psettodes bennettii Spiny turbot Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1870
Psettodes erumei Indian halibut Indo-West Pacific 64 TL 1801

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