Thysanopsetta naresi

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Thysanopsetta naresi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae
Genus: Thysanopsetta
Günther, 1880
Species: T. naresi
Binomial name
Thysanopsetta naresi
Günther, 1880

Thysanopsetta naresi is a species of flatfish in the large-tooth flounder family, Paralichthyidae. It is the only member of its genus Thysanopsetta . Thysanopsetta naresi is a demersal fish that lives in temperate waters at depths of between 90 and 170 metres (300 and 560 ft). It can be found in the southeast Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Chile, and in the southwest Atlantic Ocean in the Patagonian Falkland region. It grows to around 15.1 centimetres (5.9 in) in length.

It is brownish in colour, mottled and spotted with darker patches. Like the rest of the large-tooth flounders, it has both eyes on the left side of its head.

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