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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScophthalmus aquosus (Mitchill, 1815) 
AphiaID: 158907

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScophthalmidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScophthalmus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScophthalmus Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLophopsetta maculata
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectes aquosus Mitchill, 1815
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 editorwindowpaneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwindow paneTrusted: edited by a thematic editorsand flounder  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorturbot de sable  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (43 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (48 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 (24 nucleotides; 18 proteins) 
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 mysids, shrimps, tomcod, smelt, hake, pollock, striped sea bass and herring [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence 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 45 m on sand bottoms. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Atlantic cod, American angler, summer flounder, cobia, black sea bass, piked dogfish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns in late spring and summer in the Gulf of Maine [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158907
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). Scophthalmus aquosus (Mitchill, 1815). 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=158907 on 2014-10-30
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