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Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758)

127138  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127138)

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(of Pleuronectes hippoglossus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Southwest Labrador and Greenland to Virginia  
Distribution Southwest Labrador and Greenland to Virginia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127138 on 2024-03-05
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original description  (of Pleuronectes hippoglossus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Hippoglossus vulgaris Fleming, 1828) Fleming, J. (1828). A history of British animals, exhibiting the descriptive characters and systematical arrangement of the genera and species of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the indigenous, extirpated, and extinct kinds, together with periodical and occasional visitants. <em>Edinburgh, Bell & Bradfute / London, James Duncan.</em> Pp. i-xxii, 1-565. corrigenda., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569
page(s): 199 [details]   

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

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hendry, C.I. (2000). Gonadal sex differentiation and hormonal sex reversal of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus, L.). <em>M.Sc. thesis. University of New Brunswick.</em> 1-83. [details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 269 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact Chinese Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Chinese Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Aquaculture [details]

From other sources
Diet Feeds on cephalopods, crustaceans, and fishes including cod, haddock, pogge, land eels, herring and capelin [details]

Distribution Southwest Labrador and Greenland to Virginia [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 50- 2000 m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, experimental aquaculture, gamefish [details]

Predators Piked dogfish [details]

Reproduction Spawns from December until April, external fertilization, open water/ Substratum egg scatterers, eggs are pelagic [details]
LanguageName 
Breton fletan  [details]
Danish helleflynder  [details]
Dutch heilbotAtlantische heilbot  [details]
English halibutAtlantic halibut  [details]
French helbotflétan de l'Atlantiqueflétan atlantiqueflétan  [details]
German HeilbuttAtlantischer Heilbutt  [details]
Icelandic lüðaheilagfiskiflyðra  [details]
Lithuanian atlantinis paltusas  [details]
Norwegian kveite  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kveite  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kveite  [details]
Polish kulbakhalibut białyhalibut atlantyckihalibut  [details]
Russian атлантический белокорый палтусpaltus  [details]
Spanish pez mantequillahalibutfletán  [details]
Swedish hälleflundra  [details]
Ukrainian Палтус атлантичний  [details]
Welsh lleden Ffrengig  [details]