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Arnoglossus tenuis  Günther, 1880

Dwarf lefteye flounder
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
Etymology: Arnoglossus: Greek, aros, -oy = lamb + Greek, glossa = tongue (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 80 - 100 m (Ref. 9824).   Temperate, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: southern Japan to the South China Sea, Queensland, and New Caledonia

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9824)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 92-98; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 69 - 77. Mouth small, contained 2.6 to 2.9 times in head length. Maxillary extending to anterior margin of the eye. Few scales on lateral line, and few dorsal and anal fin rays. Attains 10 cm SL.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on benthic animals.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

Hensley, D.A. and K. Amaoka, 2001. Bothidae. Lefteye flounders. p. 3799-3841. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9824)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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