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Scophthalmus maeoticus. Ambicoloration (hypermelanosis). Both sides.

Scophthalmus maeoticus. Ambicoloration (hypermelanosis). Both sides.
Description: Ukraine, Sevastopol, 2009.04.30, TL 51.3 cm, SL 41.5 cm, W 1.97 kg, male. Ambicoloration (hypermelanosis on the right (blind) side of the body). See in: Khanaychenko et al., 2008. Pigmentation anomalies in the Black Sea turbot Psetta (= Scophthalmus) maxima maeotica (Pleuronectiformes: Scophthalmidae). Marine Ecological Journal, 7 (2): 87-95.
Author: Vitaly Giragosov ()
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Scophthalmus maeoticus (Pallas, 1814)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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