Far Eastern smooth flounder

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Far Eastern smooth flounder
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Liopsetta
Species: L. pinnifasciata
Binomial name
Liopsetta pinnifasciata
(Kner, 1870)

The Far Eastern smooth flounder, Liopsetta pinnifasciata, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on bottoms in salt, brackish and fresh waters. Its native habitat is the temperate waters of the northwestern Pacific, specifically Japan, Russia and the Kuril Islands. It can grow up to 50 centimetres (20 in) in length.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Ranier; Pauly, Daniel, eds. (6 October 2010). "Liopsetta pinnifasciata". Fishbase. Retrieved 2011-08-11.