Pseudopleuronectes obscurus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pseudopleuronectes obscurus
Pseudopleuronectes obscurus.jpg
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Pseudopleuronectes
Species: P. obscurus
Binomial name
Pseudopleuronectes obscurus
(Herzenstein, 1890)

Pseudopleuronectes obscurus is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on salt bottoms in the temperate waters of the northwestern Pacific, from Hokkaido to the Kuril Islands, the Sea of Okhotsk, Sakhalin and the Tatar Strait to the northeastern coast of Korea and the Yellow Sea. It can grow up to 56 centimetres (22 in) in length, though it more commonly reaches around 35 centimetres (14 in), and its maximum recorded weight is 2.6 kilograms (5.7 lb).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly (6 October 2010). "Pseudopleuronectes obscurus". Fishbase. Retrieved 2011-08-24.