Citharidae

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Citharidae
Citharoides macrolepis.JPG
Citharoides macrolepis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Suborder: Pleuronectoidei
Family: Citharidae
Günther, 1864
Subfamilies

2

The Citharidae are a small family of flounders. Three genera are restricted to the Indo-Pacific, while Citharus is from the Mediterranean and East Atlantic (off northwest Africa). There are a total of seven species. Species reach lengths ranging between 14 and 36 centimetres (5.5 and 14.2 in).

Taxa include:

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