Cynoglossidae


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Cynoglossidae

[‚sin·ə′gläs·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The tonguefishes, a family of Asiatic flatfishes in the order Pleuronectiformes.
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1 FAMILIA CYNOGLOSSIDAE Symphurus leei Jordan y Bollman, 1890 Lengua colinegra 3.
Eastern Atlantic tonguefishes (Symphurus: Cynoglossidae, Pleuronectiformes), with descriptions of two new species.
Blenniidae Serranidae Serranus subligarius Centropristis ocyurus Engraulidae Ophichthidae Cynoglossidae Triglidae Ophichthus sp.
En Soleidae las especies son diestras, pero se ha reportado solo un caso de inversion en Microchirus variegatus (Bello, 1996); algo semejante ocurre en Cynoglossidae cuyas especies son siniestras, donde las formas diestras son raras y ocurren en Symphurus vanmelleae, S.
Approximately 45 flatfish species from six Families (Pleuronectidae, Achiridae, Bothidae, Paralichthyidae, Cynoglossidae and Achiropsettidae) occur in the southwest Atlantic Ocean south of the Amazon River.