Bering flounder

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Bering flounder
BeringFlounder-K-Mecklenburg.jpg
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Hippoglossoides
Species: H. robustus
Binomial name
Hippoglossoides robustus
T. N. Gill & C. H. Townsend, 1897

The Bering flounder, Hippoglossoides robustus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on bottoms at depths of up to 425 metres (1,394 ft). It reaches up to 30 centimetres (12 in) in length. Its native habitat is the northern Pacific, from Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk across the Bering Sea to Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Canada's Arctic coast.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranier Froese; Daniel Pauly, eds. (5 June 2009). "Hippoglossoides robustus". Fishbase. Retrieved 2009-06-22.