Armless flounder

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Armless flounder
Neoachiropsetta milfordi (Armless flounder).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Achiropsettidae
Genus: Neoachiropsetta
Kotlyar, 1978
Species: N. milfordi
Binomial name
Neoachiropsetta milfordi
(M. J. Penrith, 1965)

Neoachiropsetta milfordi, the armless flounder or finless flounder, is a species of southern flounder, the only member of the genus Neoachiropsetta. It is found in Antarctic and subantarctic waters, in depths of between 100 and 1,000 metres (330 and 3,280 ft), and grows to a length of 57 centimetres (22 in)

References[edit]

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Neoachiropsetta milfordi" in FishBase. October 2012 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8