Yellowbelly flounder

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Yellowbelly flounder
Rhombosolea leporina (Yellowbelly flounder).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Rhombosolea
Species: R. leporina
Binomial name
Rhombosolea leporina
Günther, 1862

The yellowbelly flounder, Rhombosolea leporina, is a flatfish of the genus Rhombosolea, found around New Zealand.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Rhombosolea leporina" in FishBase. January 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