Taxon profile


European Flounder
Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Flesus vulgaris Moreau, 1881
Platessa carnaria Brown, 1830
Platessa glabra Rathke, 1837
Platichthys flesus bogdanovi (Sandeberg, 1878)
Platichthys flesus flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Platichthys flesus luscus (Pallas, 1814)
Platichthys flesus marmorata Nordmann, 1840
Platichthys flesus trachurus (Duncker, 1892)
Pleuronectes bogdanovii Sandeberg, 1878
Pleuronectes flesoides Pontoppidan, 1766

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

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

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species extinct in area described by check-list