Taxon profile


Black Halibut
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum, 1792)

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

Scientific synonyms

Pleuronectes hippoglossoides Walbaum, 1792
Hippoglossus groenlandicus Günther, 1862
Hippoglossus groenlandiensis Günther, 1862
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides matsuurae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Reinhardtius matsuurae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Pleuronectes pinguis Fabricius, 1824

Other names

= Blue Halibut
= Flatty
= Greeenland Halibut
= Greenland Halibut
= Greenland Turbot
= Lesser Halibut
= Mock Halibut
= Newfoundland Turbot

Links and literature

Walbaum, J. J. 1792. Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis. Redactis speciebus 242 ad genera 52. Ichthyologiae pars III. Ant. Ferdin. Rose, Grypeswaldiae [Greifswald]. Artedi Piscium Pt. 3: [i-viii] + 1-723, Pls. 1-3.
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [516]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23136]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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