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  • flat space between eyes
    large mouth, 1 row canines both jaws
    D 71-85; A 53-63
    triangle of 3 strong ocelli
    Paralichthys albigutta, Gulf flounder
    lower gill rakers 9-12
    LL arched, 78-81
  • flat space between eyes
    large mouth, 1 row canines both jaws
    D 80-96; A 61-73
    +/- 5 strong ocelli: 1 on LL, 2 each body profile
    Paralichthys dentatus, Summer flounder
    lower gill rakers 15+
    LL arched, 91-106
  • flat space between eyes
    large mouth, 1 row canines both jaws
    D 80-95; A 63-74
    no ocelli
    Paralichthys lethostigma, Southern flounder
    lower gill rakers 8-11
    LL arched, 85-100
  • eyes large, close-set, separated by ridge
    body edges - 2 pairs ocelli
    Paralichthys oblongus, Fourspot flounder
    LL arched, 63-95
  • flat space between eyes
    body deep
    large mouth, 1 row canines both jaws
    D 76-85; A 59-65
    no ocelli
    blind side dark
    lower gill rakers 10-12
    LL arched, 104-117
  • flat space between eyes
    large mouth, 1 row canines both jaws
    D 69-80; A 57-64
    small, asymmetric ocelli - body, D, A y C
    Paralichthys tropicus, Tropical flounder
    lower gill rakers 10-13
    LL arched, 95-98