Genus Plagiopsetta

A genus of righteyed flounders with a single species Plagiopsetta glossa.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Plagiopsetta in Fishes of Australia, accessed 24 Mar 2023,


Cooper, J.A., K.J. Graham & F. Chapleau. 1994. New record of the tongue flatfish, Plagiopsetta glossa (Samaridae, Pleuronectiformes) from Australia. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 41(2): 215-218.

Hensley, D.A. 2001. Pleuronectidae (pp. 3863–3877). In: Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles, sea turtles, sea snakes and marine mammals. FAO, Rome.

Hoese, D.F. & Bray, D.J. 2006. Family Samaridae (pp. 1838–1840). In: Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. Part 3. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing, Part 3.

Mihara, E. & K. Amaoka. 1995. Samariscus fasciatus Fowler, 1934, a junior synonym of Plagiopsetta glossa Franz, 1910 (Pleuronectiformes: Pleuronectidae). Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 42(2): 208-211.

Sakamoto, K. 1984. Interrelationships of the family Pleuronectidae (Pisces: Pleuronectiformes). Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 31(1-2): 95-215.

Sasaki, K. & S.-I. Uyeda. 2002. A pelagic larva of Plagiopsetta glossa (Pleuronectiformes, Samaridae), characterized by a trailing gut and S-shaped pelvic bone: description and phylogenetic considerations. Ichthyological Research 49(4): 389-391.