Samariscus is a genus of crested flounders native to the Indo-Pacific.[1]

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Coralline-red flounder (S. corallinus)
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Long-finned flounder (S. longimanus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Samaridae
Genus: Samariscus
Gilbert, 1905
Type species
Samariscus corallinus
Gilbert, 1905


Twenty recognized species are in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). Species of Samariscus in FishBase. June 2017 version.
  2. ^ Diaz de Astarloa, J.M., Causse, R. & Pruvost, P. (2014): New dextral flounder Samariscus hexaradiatus sp. nov. (Samaridae, Pleuronectiformes) from the Solomon Islands, South-West Pacific Ocean. Cybium, 37 (4): 241-246.