Zeugopterus

Zeugopterus is a genus of turbots native to the north Atlantic Ocean. The two species reach a maximum length of 20–25 cm (7.9–9.8 in).[1]

Zeugopterus
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Topknot (Z. punctatus)
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Eckström's Topknot (Z. regius)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Scophthalmidae
Genus: Zeugopterus
Gottsche, 1835
Type species
Pleuronectes hirtus
Müller, 1789
Synonyms

Phrynorhombus Günther, 1862

SpeciesEdit

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Zeugopterus in FishBase. December 2012 version.