Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Distribution: Mediterranean, Indian Ocean and Japan to Australia. Eyes on either side of the head. A single spine and five soft rays in pelvic fins; pelvics equally developed and short based. Dorsal fin origin at posterior nostril of blind side; pectoral fins well developed. Branchiostegal membranes not united. Lateral line present on both sides. Anus on eyed side. Vertebrae 10 + 24-25. The status of the genera Citharus versus Eucitharus needs clarification.
  • MASDEA (1997).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:97
Specimens with Sequences:87
Specimens with Barcodes:86
Species:5
Species With Barcodes:5
Public Records:41
Public Species:3
Public BINs:5
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Citharidae

The Citharidae are a small family of flounders. Three genera are restricted to the Indo-Pacific, while Citharus is from the Mediterranean and East Atlantic (off northwest Africa). There are a total of seven species. Species reach lengths ranging between 14 and 36 centimetres (5.5 and 14.2 in).

Taxa include:

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