Samaridae

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Samaridae
Samariscus corallinus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Suborder: Pleuronectoidei
Family: Samaridae
D. S. Jordan & D. K. Goss, 1889
Genera[5]

Plagiopsetta [1]
Samaretta [2]
Samaris [3]
Samariscus [4]

The Samaridae are a family, the crested flounders, of small flatfishes native to the Indo-Pacific. They were formerly classified as a subfamily of Pleuronectidae. The family contains four genera with a total of almost 30 species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Plagiopsetta in FishBase. May 2014 version.
  2. ^ Voronina, E.P. & Suzumoto, A.Y. (2017): Samaretta perexilis, a New Genus and New Species of Samarid Flatfish (Pleuronectiformes: Samaridae) from the South Pacific. Journal of Ichthyology, 57 (1): 1–9.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Samaris in FishBase. May 2014 version.
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Samariscus in FishBase. May 2014 version.
  5. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Samaridae" in FishBase. December 2012 version.

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