Shotted halibut

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Shotted halibut
Conservation status
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Genus: Eopsetta
Species: E. grigorjewi
Binomial name
Eopsetta grigorjewi
(Herzenstein, 1890)

The Shotted halibut, Eopsetta grigorjewi, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on sandy mud bottoms in the sublittoral zone at depths of between 60 metres (200 ft) and 1,325 metres (4,347 ft). It can reach 60 centimetres (24 in) in length. Its native habitat is the Western Pacific, stretching from the Pacific coast of Japan in the north, down the coast of China and the East China Sea, as far as Taiwan in the south.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shotted halibut". Fishbase. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2009-05-14.