Glyptocephalus

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Glyptocephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Glyptocephalus
Gottsche, 1835

Glyptocephalus is a genus of righteye flounders found in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans

Etymology[edit]

The word Glytocephalus is derived from the Greek γλύφειν (glyphein), meaning "to carve", and κεφαλος (kephalos), meaning "head".

Species[edit]

There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Glyptocephalus in FishBase. October 2012 version.