Taxon profile


Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Pleuronectiformes - flatfish »  family Scophthalmidae »  genus Scophthalmus

Scientific synonyms

Pleuronectes cyclops Donovan, 1806
Pleuronectes maximus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes turbot Lacépède, 1802
Psetta maxima (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rhombus aculeatus Gottsche, 1835
Rhombus maeoticus (non Pallas, 1814)
Rhombus magnus Minding, 1832
Rhombus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rhombus stellosus Bennett, 1835
Scophthalmus ponticus Ninni, 1932

Other names

= Britt
= Butt


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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1348]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22009]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Psetta maxima (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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