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Pleuronectiformes
flatfishes, flounders, soles
T5001091       Quick-Link [ https://copepedia.org/?id=T5001091 ]
Order ( WoRMS-Aphia: 0010331 | ITIS: 0172702 )
WoRMS taxon status is:   "accepted"
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Actinopterygii
   


In the map above, the DARK BLUE DOTS indicate locations of quantitative data (33335 obs globally),
while light-blue dots indicate locations of "presence-only"/non-quantitative observations (988467 obs globally).
Yellow Stars show locations of any time series reporting this taxa or group (2 sites globally).
 
The photos above are of this taxon and its taxonomic siblings.
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DATABASE Info


33335 quantitative-obs
988467 non-quantitative
MOLECULAR Info


4173 barcodes
TIME-SERIES Info


2 sites

This Order currently has 11 taxonomic siblings (listed below) and an expanded tree of 104 members (self + siblings + sub-siblings).

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#Distribution MapTaxonomic SiblingsPHOTOs
1
  Achiridae
Rafinesque, 1815
american soles
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000128
WoRMS-ID:   154171

# of direct Siblings:   8
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   31
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   56
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   13524
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   102
no photos
currently available
2
  Achiropsettidae
Heemstra, 1990
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5005948
WoRMS-ID:   154169

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   8
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1950
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   42
no photos
currently available
3
  Bothidae
Smitt, 1892
lefteye flounders
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000115
WoRMS-ID:   125576

# of direct Siblings:   21
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   160
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   4501
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   36748
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   405
4
  Citharidae
de Buen, 1935
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5005919
WoRMS-ID:   125577

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   11
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1756
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   80
no photos
currently available
5
  Cynoglossidae
Jordan, 1888
tongue soles; tonguefishes
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000462
WoRMS-ID:   125578

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   7
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   5051
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   26484
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   603
no photos
currently available
6
  Paralichthyidae
Regan, 1910
sand flounders; lefteye flounders
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5001664
WoRMS-ID:   154168

# of direct Siblings:   14
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   118
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   21167
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   151071
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   555
7
  Pleuronectidae
Rafinesque, 1815
halibuts; righteye flounders
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000018
WoRMS-ID:   125579

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   43
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   12662
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   543128
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   2
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1570
8
  Psettodidae
Regan, 1910
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5005947
WoRMS-ID:   154167

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   4
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1380
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   29
no photos
currently available
9
  Samaridae
Jordan & Goss, 1889
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5005949
WoRMS-ID:   154170

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   26
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   706
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   22
no photos
currently available
10
  Scophthalmidae
Chabanaud, 1933
turbots
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5001226
WoRMS-ID:   125580

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   13
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1061
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   79598
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   220
no photos
currently available
11
  Soleidae
Bonaparte, 1833
soles
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5001267
WoRMS-ID:   125581

# of direct Siblings:   28
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   158
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   169
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   39130
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   529



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Last Updated:   2020-Dec-04