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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae Lefteye flounders

Genus: Laeops

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Laeops clarus Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Laeops clarus
[Clear fin-base flounder]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Laeops cypho Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by Sandra J. Raredon / Smithsonian Institution, NMNH, Div. of Fishes
 
Laeops cypho
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Laeops gracilis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Laeops gracilis
[Philippine slender flounder]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Laeops guentheri Alcock, 1890

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Laeops guentheri
[Günther's flounder]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Laeops kitaharae (Smith & Pope, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Laeops kitaharae
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Eastern Indian Ocean

Laeops macrophthalmus (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Laeops macrophthalmus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Laeops natalensis Norman, 1931

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Laeops natalensis
[Khaki flounder]
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Laeops nigrescens
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Laeops nigromaculatus von Bonde, 1922

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Laeops nigromaculatus
[Blackspotted flounder]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Laeops parviceps Günther, 1880

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Laeops parviceps
[Small headed flounder]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Laeops pectoralis (von Bonde, 1922)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Laeops pectoralis
[Longarm flounder]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Laeops sinusarabici Chabanaud, 1968

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Laeops sinusarabici
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Western Central Pacific

Laeops tungkongensis Chen & Weng, 1965

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Laeops tungkongensis
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Laeops clarus Clear fin-base flounder Western Central Pacific 15.5 TL 1934
Laeops cypho Western Central Pacific 14.9 TL 1934
Laeops gracilis Philippine slender flounder Western Central Pacific 16.5 TL 1934
Laeops guentheri Günther's flounder Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1890
Laeops kitaharae Indo-West Pacific 20 SL 1906
Laeops macrophthalmus Eastern Indian Ocean 1889
Laeops natalensis Khaki flounder Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1931
Laeops nigrescens Indo-West Pacific 1907
Laeops nigromaculatus Blackspotted flounder Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1922
Laeops parviceps Small headed flounder Western Pacific 14 TL 1880
Laeops pectoralis Longarm flounder Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1922
Laeops sinusarabici Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL 1968
Laeops tungkongensis Western Central Pacific 1965



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