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Atheresthes stomias.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Genus: Atheresthes
Jordan & Gilbert, 1880
Type species
Platysomatichthys stomias type_species_authority = Jordan & Gilbert, 1880

Atheresthes is a genus of righteye flounders native to the north Pacific Ocean where both species are important commercially.


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


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