WoRMS taxon details

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

158826 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158826)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes 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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Maine (rarely Nova Scotia) to northern Florida  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Maine (rarely Nova Scotia) to northern Florida [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158826 on 2017-11-22

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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes 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). (2017). 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes dentatus Linnaeus, 1766) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

Host of
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsummer flounderUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern fluke  [details]