Microstomus

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Microstomus
Microstomus kitt 1.jpg
Microstomus kitt
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Microstomus
Gottsche, 1835

Microstomus is a genus of righteye flounders native to the North Pacific and Northeast Atlantic oceans.

Etymology[edit]

The word Microstomus is derived from the Greek μικρὸς (mikros), meaning "small", and στόμα (stoma), meaning "mouth".

Species[edit]

There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Microstomus in FishBase. October 2012 version.