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Family: Samaridae Crested flounders



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29 species
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Plagiopsetta glossa Franz, 1910

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Plagiopsetta glossa
[Tongue flatfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Plagiopsetta gracilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Plagiopsetta stigmosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Samaretta perexilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Samaris chesterfieldensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Samaris costae
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22.3 cm TL
Samaris cristatus Gray, 1831

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Samaris cristatus
[Cockatoo righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Samaris macrolepis
[Large-scale crested righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Samaris spinea
[]
No picture found


 
Samariscus asanoi
[]
No picture found


 
Samariscus corallinus
[Coralline-red flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Samariscus desoutterae
[]



Western Pacific

Samariscus filipectoralis Shen, 1982

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Samariscus filipectoralis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Samariscus hexaradiatus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Samariscus huysmani Weber, 1913

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Samariscus huysmani
[Huysman's righteye flounder]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Samariscus inornatus (Lloyd, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Samariscus inornatus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Samariscus japonicus Kamohara, 1936

Photo by Photo by Park, J.-H.
 
Samariscus japonicus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Samariscus latus Matsubara & Takamuki, 1951

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Samariscus latus
[Deep-body righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Samariscus leopardus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Samariscus longimanus Norman, 1927

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Samariscus longimanus
[Longfinned flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Samariscus luzonensis
[Luzon righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Samariscus macrognathus
[Large-mouth righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Samariscus maculatus
[Spotted righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Samariscus multiradiatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Samariscus neocaledonia
[New Caledonian righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Samariscus nielseni
[Nielsen's righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Samariscus sunieri
[Sunier's righteye flounder]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Samariscus triocellatus Woods, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Samariscus triocellatus
[Three-spot righteye flounder]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Samariscus xenicus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Plagiopsetta glossa Tongue flatfish Western Pacific 19 TL 1910
Plagiopsetta gracilis Western Pacific 4.4 SL 2004
Plagiopsetta stigmosa Nova Bank, Chesterfield P 16.8 SL 2004
Samaretta perexilis Southeastern Pacific 3.9 SL 2017
Samaris chesterfieldensis Western Pacific 5.9 SL 2004
Samaris costae Western Indian Ocean 9.3 SL 1989
Samaris cristatus Cockatoo righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 22.3 TL 1831
Samaris macrolepis Large-scale crested righteye flounder Indian Ocean 4.5 TL 1927
Samaris spinea Western Pacific 5.3 SL 2004
Samariscus asanoi Western Pacific 1962
Samariscus corallinus Coralline-red flounder Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Samariscus desoutterae Western Indian Ocean 7.9 SL 1989
Samariscus filipectoralis Western Pacific 1982
Samariscus hexaradiatus Western Central Pacific 10.0 SL 2014
Samariscus huysmani Huysman's righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 11.5 TL 1913
Samariscus inornatus Western Indian Ocean 11.5 SL 1909
Samariscus japonicus Northwest Pacific 12 SL 1936
Samariscus latus Deep-body righteye flounder Western Pacific 16 TL 1951
Samariscus leopardus Western Indian Ocean 12.2 SL 2009
Samariscus longimanus Longfinned flounder Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1927
Samariscus luzonensis Luzon righteye flounder Western Pacific 7.6 TL 1934
Samariscus macrognathus Large-mouth righteye flounder Western Pacific 5.5 TL 1934
Samariscus maculatus Spotted righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1880
Samariscus multiradiatus Western Pacific 6.1 SL 2008
Samariscus neocaledonia New Caledonian righteye flounder Pacific Ocean 5 SL 2011
Samariscus nielseni Nielsen's righteye flounder Indo-West Pacific 6.4 TL 1989
Samariscus sunieri Sunier's righteye flounder Southwest Pacific 13 TL 1929
Samariscus triocellatus Three-spot righteye flounder Indo-Pacific 10 SL 1960
Samariscus xenicus Northwest Pacific 6 SL 1962



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