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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBothus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831) 
AphiaID: 159275

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 editorBothidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBothus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBothus Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatophrys ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombus bahianus Castelnau, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombus ocellatus Agassiz, 1831
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 editoreyed flounder  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchueco playón  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 (37 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 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 (20 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet About one-third of the diet consists of fishes; the rest of its food is crustaceans: crabs, shrimps, amphipods, and mantis shrimps  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Bay of Fundy, New York, Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits sandy areas with coral rubble or seagrasses, usually near patch reefs. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Minor commerical fishery [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159275
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). Bothus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831). 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=159275 on 2014-07-22
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