Genus Poecilopsetta

A genus of right-eyed flounders having a narrow mouth, tooth bands on all jaws, no vomerine or palatine teeth, the dorsal-fin origin a the vertical through the middle of the upper eye, scales small to moderate, ctenoid or cycloid on the ocular side, cycloid on the blind side.
Five described species occur in Australian waters.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Poecilopsetta in Fishes of Australia, accessed 25 May 2024,


Kawai, T., K. Amaoka & B. Séret. 2010. A new righteye flounder, Poecilopsetta multiradiata (Teleostei: Pleuronectiformes: Poecilopsettidae), from New Zealand and New Caledonia (South-West Pacific). Ichthyological Research 57(2): 193-198.