Poecilopsetta dorsialta Guibord & Chapleau, 2001
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Family:  Poecilopsettidae (Bigeye flounders)
Max. size:  11.16 cm SL (male/unsexed); 7.54 cm SL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 247 - 320 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 58-62; Anal soft rays: 45-52; Vertebrae: 39-40. First dorsal fin ray long, 1.79-2.01in HL. Pelvic fin rays on ocular side long, 1.56-1.95 in HL. Paired fins without scales. Caudal fin rays 20, 14 medial rays branched. Ocular side with large ctenoid scales; blind side with cycloid scales. Mouth oblique, symmetrical. Lateral line with ctenoid scales; absent on blind side (Ref. 41109).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 02 March 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 01.04.02

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