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. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   
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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158826 on 2018-04-25
Date
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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. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 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. Reviews in Aquaculture. 7(1): 28-58., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/raq.12052 [details]   

basis of record  (ofPleuronectes dentatus Linnaeus, 1766) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]