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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 158826

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorParalichthyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalichthys (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalichthys Girard, 1858
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes dentatus Linnaeus, 1766
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsummer flounderUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern fluke  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondracanthus galeritus Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthodes gracilis Wilson C.B., 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthochondria galerita (Rathbun, 1886) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (26 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (194 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (106 nucleotides; 25 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on a variety of fish as well as, shrimp, squid and mollusks [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Maine (rarely Nova Scotia) to northern Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found to depths of 10 m, prefer hard sandy bottoms in which they can burrow. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Striped sea bass, bluefish, gray weakfish, piked dogfish, northern sea robin [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs in early September to early November [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158826
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158826 on 2014-10-01
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