Cleisthenes pinetorum

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Cleisthenes pinetorum
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Cleisthenes
Species: C. pinetorum
Binomial name
Cleisthenes pinetorum
D. S. Jordan & Starks, 1904

Cleisthenes pinetorum is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on sublittoral sand and mud bottoms at depths of between 50 and 200 metres (160 and 660 ft). Its native habitat is the temperate waters of the northwest Pacific, around Japan, Korea and Taiwan.[1]


Both species in the genus Cleisthenes - Cleisthenes pinetorum and Cleisthenes herzensteini - are commonly known as Sôhachi in Japan.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly (6 October 2010). "Cleisthenes pinetorum". Fishbase. Retrieved 2011-08-02.