Cyclopsetta fimbriata

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
ParalichthyidaeCyclopsetta fimbriata(Goode and Bean)1885Spotfin Flounder

Cyclopsetta fimbriata

Unique Characters: No distinct arch in lateral line above pectoral fin on ocular side and lateral line not prolonged below inferior eye. Base of pelvic fin on ocular side on midventral line. Urinary papilla on blind side. Branched caudal-fin rays 11, rarely 10 or 12. Mouth large, maxilla less than 3.5 in head length usually reaching posteriorly to vertical through mideye. Jaws on blind side not arched; front teeth in jaws enlarged, larger than lateral teeth. Both jaws with a single row of fixed (immovable) teeth. Scales cycloid. Gill rakers stout and short.

Similar Species: None

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