Peltorhamphus tenuis

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Peltorhamphus tenuis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Peltorhamphus
Species: P. tenuis
Binomial name
Peltorhamphus tenuis
G. D. James, 1972

Peltorhamphus tenuis is a righteye flounder of the family Pleuronectidae, found only around New Zealand in enclosed waters less than 100 m in depth.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Peltorhamphus tenuis" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8