D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1880
|Distribution of hornyhead turbot|
The Hornyhead turbot, Pleuronichthys verticalis, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on soft sand and mud bottoms at depths of between 9 and 200 metres (30 and 656 ft). Its native habitat is the subtropical waters of the Eastern Pacific, from Point Reyes in California to Magdalena Bay in Baja California, and the northern and central eastern parts of the Gulf of California. It can grow up to 37 centimetres (15 in) in length.
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