Bigeye Flounder, Pseudorhombus megalops Fowler 1934

Bigeye Flounder, Pseudorhombus megalops. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

A flounder with a distinctive black ocellated spot on the left pelvic fin.

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Bigeye Flounder, Pseudorhombus megalops Fowler 1934


Fowler, H.W. 1934. Descriptions of new fishes obtained from 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 85: 233-367.

Hensley, D.A. & Amaoka, K. 1989. A redescription of Pseudorhombus megalops, with comments on Cephalopsetta ventrocellata (Osteichthyes: Pleuronectiformes: Paralichthyidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 102(3): 577-585. PDF

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CAAB Code:37460035

Depth:200-270 m

Habitat:Muddy, sandy bottoms

Max Size:22 cm SL

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