Chascanopsetta is a genus of flatfish in the family Bothidae (lefteye flounders) found in deeper parts of the Pacific and Indian Oceans with a single species, C. lugubris also occuring in the Atlantic Ocean. It contains eight member species.
Members of this genus have an elongate body and a relatively large mouth, the latter giving rise to the common name pelican flounder (primarily used for P. lugubris). They lack rostral, orbital, or mandibular spines.
There are currently eight recognized species in this genus:
- Chascanopsetta crumenalis (C. H. Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
- Chascanopsetta elski Foroshchuk, 1991
- Chascanopsetta kenyaensis Hensley & Smale, 1997
- Chascanopsetta lugubris Alcock, 1894 (Pelican flounder)
- Chascanopsetta megagnatha Amaoka & Parin, 1990
- Chascanopsetta micrognatha Amaoka & Yamamoto, 1984
- Chascanopsetta prognatha Norman, 1939
- Chascanopsetta prorigera (C. H. Gilbert, 1905)
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