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Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis

(Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis)

Description

Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis, the scale-eyed flounder, is a species of citharid flounder found in the western Pacific Ocean, where it is found at depths from 310 to 428 m (1,017 to 1,404 ft). This species grows to a total length of 36 cm (14 in). This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Pleuronectiformes
Family:Citharidae
Genus:Lepidoblepharon
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