Scale-eye plaice

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Scale-eye plaice
Conservation status
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Genus: Acanthopsetta
P. J. Schmidt, 1904
Species: A. nadeshnyi
Binomial name
Acanthopsetta nadeshnyi
P. J. Schmidt, 1904

The Scale-eye plaice, Acanthopsetta nadeshnyi, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives at depths from between 18 metres (59 ft) to 900 metres (3,000 ft). It can reach 46 centimetres (18 in) in length and can weigh up to 1.2 kilograms (2.6 lb). Its native habitat is the northern Pacific, primarily from the Sea of Okhotsk to Japan and Korea, though it is also found in the Bering Sea.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Acanthopsetta nadeshnyi" in FishBase. October 2012 version.