WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopleuronectes americanus (Walbaum, 1792)

158885

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158885

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes americanus Walbaum, 1792) Walbaum, J.J. (Ed.) (1792). Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium in quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis: redactis speciebus 242 ad genera 52: Ichthyologiae pars 3. Ant. Ferdin. Röse: Grypeswaldiae. 723, 3 plates pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Georgia, abundant only in the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Georgia, abundant only in the central part of its range [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Pseudopleuronectes americanus (Walbaum, 1792). 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=158885 on 2017-11-19

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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 americanus Walbaum, 1792) Walbaum, J.J. (Ed.) (1792). Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium in quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis: redactis speciebus 242 ad genera 52: Ichthyologiae pars 3. Ant. Ferdin. Röse: Grypeswaldiae. 723, 3 plates pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes planus Mitchill, 1814) Mitchill, S.L. (1814). Report, in part, of Samuel L. Mitchill, M. D., ... on the fishes of New-York. New York. 1-28. [details]   

basis of record Scott, W.B., and S.N. Messieh. (1976). Common Canadian Atlantic fishes. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, N.B. 106 p. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes americanus Walbaum, 1792) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes planus Mitchill, 1814) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes americanus Walbaum, 1792) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes planus Mitchill, 1814) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes planus Mitchill, 1814) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopleuronectes dignabilis Kendall, 1912) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatessa pusilla DeKay, 1842) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on shrimps, amphipods, crabs, sea urchins and snails [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Georgia, abundant only in the central part of its range [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat An inshore species, found to depths of 5 m, migrate offshore in winter and return inshore by summer. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Atlantic cod, American angler, little skate, striped sea robin [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns in late winter or early spring in Canadian waters, occurs over sand or mud bottoms [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthochondria cornuta (Müller O.F., 1776) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondracanthus cornutus (Müller O.F., 1776) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucullanus heterochrous Rudolphi, 1802 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrodactylus pleuronecti Cone, 1981 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus hidekoi Ho, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwinter flounderUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlemon soleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon flounderUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack backs  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorplie rouge  [details]