PLEURONECTIFORMES

Matamoros, Wilfredo A., Schaefer, Jacob F. & Kreiser, Brian R., 2009, Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of continental and insular Honduras, Zootaxa 2307, pp. 1-38 : 26-27

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https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.275406

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6213937

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PLEURONECTIFORMES
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PLEURONECTIFORMES

Paralichthyidae . Peripheral.

Citharichthys abbotti Dawson, 1969 . Veracruz whiff, lenguado veracruzano. Native. Department: Cortés. Drainage: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón.

Remarks: Voucher GCRL 4470 collected in the Omoa River, which is part of the Chamelecón River system, represents the first record of C. abbotti in Honduras.

Citharichthys arenaceus Evermann & Marsh, 1900 . Sand whiff, lenguado de arena. Native. Department: Cortés. Drainage: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón.

Remarks: Vouchers GCRL 21631 and GCRL 21698 collected at the Omoa River, which is part of the Chamelecón River system, represent the first record of C. arenaceus in Honduras.

Citharichthys gilberti Jenkins & Evermann, 1889 . Bigmouth sanddab, lenguado escondido. Native. Department: Choluteca. Drainage: Pacific slope: Choluteca.

Citharichthys macrops Dresel, 1885 . Spotted whiff, lenguado manchado. Native.

Departments: Cortés and Islas de la Bahía. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón and Roatán.

Citharichthys spilopterus Günther, 1862 . Bay whiff, lenguado pardo. Native.

Department: Cortés. Drainage: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón.

Remarks: the following two vouchers, GCRL 4487 and GCRL 4471, collected in the Omoa River, which is part of the Chamelecón River system, represents the first record of C. spilopterus in Honduras.

Achiridae . Peripheral.

Achirus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758) . Lined sole, suela listada. Native.

Departments: Cortés and Islas de la Bahía. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón and Roatán.

Remarks: Vouchers GCRL 4478, GCRL 21693 from the Omoa River part of the Chamelecón River system, GCRL 4492, GCRL 6002, USM 31914 View Materials from the Chibana River, a tributary of the Chamelecón River, USM 31690 View Materials from the Cangrejal River, USM 31756 View Materials from the Salado River, USM 31805 View Materials from Lancetilla River USM 33991 View Materials from the Danto River, and FMNH 84968 from a small stream of the island of Roatán represent the first records of the A. lineatus in Honduras.

Trinectes fonsecensis (Günther, 1862) . Spottedfin sole, suela rayada. Native. Department: Valle. Drainage: Pacific slope: Goascorán.

Remarks: Voucher USM 33950 View Materials collected in the Goascorán River near the community of Caridad represents the first record T. fonsecensis in Honduras.

Trinectes maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) . Hogchoker, suela tortilla. Native. Department: Islas de la Bahía. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Roatán and Guanaja. Remarks: USM field collection numbers WAM 08- 103 collected in creeks of the island of Roatán and WAM 08- 118 collected in creeks of the island of Guanaja represent the first records of T. maculatus in Honduras.

GCRL

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

USM

Universiti Sains Malaysia

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History

WAM

Western Australian Museum