Pleuronectes

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Pleuronectes
Pleuronectes platessa.jpg
European Plaice (P. platessa)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Pleuronectes
Linnaeus, 1758

Pleuronectes is a genus of righteye flounders found in the northern oceans.

Species[edit]

There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Pleuronectes in FishBase. October 2012 version.