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Lophonectes gallus (Crested flounder).gif
Crested Flounder (L. gallus)
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L. mongonuiensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae
Genus: Lophonectes
Günther, 1880

Lophonectes is a genus of small lefteye flounders found in the southwestern Pacific Ocean off Australia and New Zealand.


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


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