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European Plaice
Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Pleuronectiformes - flatfish »  family Pleuronectidae - righteye flounders

Scientific synonyms

Platessa latus Cuvier, 1829
Platessa platessa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Platessa vulgaris Cloquet, 1826
Pleuronectes borealis Faber, 1828
Pleuronectes latus Cuvier, 1829
Pleuronectes platessa baltica Nilsson, 1855
Pleuronectes platessus Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Fluke
= Hen Fish

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/21080]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304944]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1342]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [135690]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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