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C. guntheri
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C. nudipinnis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Colistium
Norman, 1926

Colistium is a genus of righteye flounders native to the southwest Pacific Ocean, where they occur around New Zealand. Both the species reach a length of about 90 cm (3 ft).[1]


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


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