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Pseudopleuronectes americanus.jpg
Pseudopleuronectes americanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Pseudopleuronectes
Bleeker, 1862

Pseudopleuronectes is a genus of righteye flounders mostly native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean with one species (P. americanus) found in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean.


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


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