Citharichthys amblybregmatus

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Citharichthys amblybregmatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae
Genus: Citharichthys
Species: C. amblybregmatus
Binomial name
Citharichthys amblybregmatus
Gutherz & Blackman, 1970

Citharichthys amblybregmatus is a species of flatfish in the large-tooth flounder family Paralichthyidae. It is native to the western north Atlantic Ocean. It has been collected at a depth of 198 m (650 ft).

It is a demersal fish. Like the rest of the large-tooth flounders, it has both eyes on the left side of its head. The species was described at the same time as the anglefin whiff. Both species display sexual dimorphism, with the males displaying several secondary sex characteristics, making both species similar to the previously described horned whiff (Citharichthys cornutus).

References[edit]

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Citharichthys amblybregmatus" in FishBase. March 2012 version.
  • Elmer J. Gutherz and Robbin R. Blackman (1970): Two New Species of the Flatfish Genus Citharichthys (Bothidae) from the Western North Atlantic Copeia 1970(2): 340-348