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European Flounder
Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Carangiformes »  family Pleuronectidae - righteye flounders »  genus Platichthys

Scientific synonyms

Pleuronectes flesus Linnaeus, 1758
Platichthys flesus flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pleuronectes flesus baltica Suvorov, 1925
Pleuronectes bogdanovii Sandeberg, 1878
Platichthys flesus bogdanovi (Sandeberg, 1878)
Pleuronectes flesus caninensis Suvorov, 1929
Platessa carnaria Brown, 1830
Pleuronectes flesoides Pontoppidan, 1766
Platessa glabra Rathke, 1837
Pleuronectes italicus Günther, 1862

Least Concern LC

Images

Platichthys flesus - European Flounder

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Platichthys flesus - European Flounder

Author: Karla Otta

Platichthys flesus - European Flounder

Author: Karla Otta

Platichthys flesus - European Flounder

Author: Karla Otta

Platichthys flesus - European Flounder

Author: Karla Otta

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Acanthochondria cornuta (O.F. Müller, 1776)

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Explanations

species extinct in area described by check-list