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Family: Scophthalmidae Turbots



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by Sánchez Delgado, F.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Lepidorhombus boscii (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Sánchez Delgado, F.
 
Lepidorhombus boscii
[Four-spot megrim]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis
[Megrim]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Phrynorhombus norvegicus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Phrynorhombus norvegicus
[Norwegian topknot]

Photo by Kils, U.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45.7 cm TL
Scophthalmus aquosus (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Kils, U.
 
Scophthalmus aquosus
[Windowpane flounder]

Photo by Giragosov, V.

Europe
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Scophthalmus maeoticus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Giragosov, V.
 
Scophthalmus maeoticus
[Black Sea brill]

Photo by Quantz, G.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Quantz, G.
 
Scophthalmus maximus
[Turbot]

Photo by Giragosov, V.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Scophthalmus rhombus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Giragosov, V.
 
Scophthalmus rhombus
[Brill]

Photo by Svensen, R.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Zeugopterus punctatus (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Zeugopterus punctatus
[Topknot]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Zeugopterus regius (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Zeugopterus regius
[Eckström's topknot]
9 Species of Family Scophthalmidae
(Turbots)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1810 Lepidorhombus boscii Four-spot megrim Northeast Atlantic 40 SL
1792 Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis Megrim Northeast Atlantic 60 TL
1862 Phrynorhombus norvegicus Norwegian topknot Northeast Atlantic 12 SL
1815 Scophthalmus aquosus Windowpane flounder Western Atlantic 45.7 TL
1814 Scophthalmus maeoticus Black Sea brill Europe 45 TL
1758 Scophthalmus maximus Turbot Northeast Atlantic 100 SL
1758 Scophthalmus rhombus Brill Eastern Atlantic 75 TL
1787 Zeugopterus punctatus Topknot North Atlantic 25 SL
1788 Zeugopterus regius Eckström's topknot Eastern Atlantic 20 TL



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