WoRMS taxon details

Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

158826  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158826)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofPleuronectes dentatus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Maine (rarely Nova Scotia) to northern Florida  
Distribution Maine (rarely Nova Scotia) to northern Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158826 on 2018-11-16
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofPleuronectes dentatus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Lutaenko, K.A.; Furota, T.; Nakayama; S.; Shin, K.; Xu, J. (2013). Atlas of Marine Invasive Species in the NOWPAP Region. Beijing: NOWPAP DINRAC (Northwest Pacific Action Plan, Data and Information Network Regional Center). 189 pp. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

status source Lin, Y.; Gao, Z.; Zhan, A. (2015). Introduction and use of non-native species for aquaculture in China: status, risks and management solutions. <em>Reviews in Aquaculture.</em> 7(1): 28-58., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/raq.12052 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on a variety of fish as well as, shrimp, squid and mollusks [details]

Distribution Maine (rarely Nova Scotia) to northern Florida [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found to depths of 10 m, prefer hard sandy bottoms in which they can burrow. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, gamefish [details]

Predators Striped sea bass, bluefish, gray weakfish, piked dogfish, northern sea robin [details]

Reproduction Spawning occurs in early September to early November [details]
 

LanguageName 
English summer floundernorthern fluke  [details]