PSEUDORHOMBUS ELEVATUS - (Ogilby, 1912)
Deep flounder, Deep-bodied flounder, Flatfish, Ringed flounder, Rite targeur, Lenguado choncho
Pseudorhombus affinis - (Weber, 1913)
Found on clay, sand and mud bottoms of the continental shelf. Feeds on benthic animals. Mainly sold fresh.
Indian Ocean: throughout the region including the Red Sea and Persian Gulf; south to Algoa Bay in South Africa. Western Pacific: Taiwan southward to New Guinea and extending to the northeastern coast of Australia.
Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 67 - 74; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 52 - 66. Max size 20.0 cm. Eyed side with dark rings arranged in about 5 longitudinal rows; dark blotch at junction of straight and curved parts of lateral line and 2 smaller ones on the lateral line at posterior part of body and anterior end of caudal peduncle; small dark spots and elongate markings on median fins; pectoral fins with 10-12 rays on eyed side, 10-11 rays on blind side. Habitat - environment - demersal - marine - depth range 7 - 200 m.