Yellow striped flounder

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Yellow striped flounder
Conservation status
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Pseudopleuronectes
Species: P. herzensteini
Binomial name
Pseudopleuronectes herzensteini
(D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

The yellow striped flounder (also known as the littlemouth flounder), Pseudopleuronectes herzensteini, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal saltwater fish that occurs in the temperate waters of the northwestern Pacific, from the Sea of Japan to the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin, Korea, the Yellow Sea, Gulf of Bohai and the East China Sea. It can grow up to 50 centimetres (20 in) in length, though commonly it reaches around 28.5 centimetres (11.2 in); its maximum recorded weight is 1.3 kilograms (2.9 lb) and its maximum reported lifespan is 15 years. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly (6 October 2010). "Pseudopleuronectes herzensteini". Fishbase. Retrieved 2011-08-19.