Engyprosopon praeteritus (Whitley, 1950)

Family:  Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
Max. size:  8.82 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 11 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 80-91; Anal soft rays: 63-73; Vertebrae: 36-37. This species is distinguished by the following characters: interorbital space narrowly concave; no obvious sexual dimorphism; snout distinct; tip of palatine bone protruding into mouth; non-serrate gill rakers on upper limb 3-6; caudal fin with a pair of small, black submarginal blotches; the dorsal and anal fins each with series of black spots (Ref. 126082).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 November 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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