Cynoglossus puncticeps

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Cynoglossus puncticeps
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Cynoglossidae
Genus: Cynoglossus
Species: C. puncticeps
Binomial name
Cynoglossus puncticeps
(J. Richardson, 1846)
  • Plagusia puncticeps Richardson, 1846
  • Plagiusa aurolimbata Richardson, 1846
  • Plagiusa nigrolabeculata Richardson, 1846
  • Cynoglossus nigrolabeculatus (Richardson, 1846)
  • Plagusia brachyrhynchos Bleeker, 1851
  • Arelia brachyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1851)
  • Cynoglossus brachyrhynchus (Bleeker, 1851)
  • Plagusia javanica Bleeker, 1851
  • Arelia javanica (Bleeker, 1851)
  • Cynoglossus brevis Günther, 1862

Cynoglossus puncticeps, commonly known as the Speckled tonguesole is a species of tonguefish. It is indigenous to the Indo-West Pacific region, commonly found in shallow muddy or sandy waters along the coast of the Philippines, Thailand and the Malay peninsula, Burma, the Bay of Bengal and off Papua New Guinea and northern Australia.