Speckled flounder

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Speckled flounder
Limanda punctatissima.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Limanda
Species: L. punctatissima''
Binomial name
Limanda punctatissima''
(Steindachner, 1879)
Synonyms
  • Hippoglossoides punctatissimus Steindachner, 1879
  • Pleuronectes punctatissimus (Steindachner, 1879)
  • Limanda iridorum Jordan & Starks, 1906

The speckled flounder (Limanda punctatissima) is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on bottoms in the temperate waters of the northwestern Pacific, from the southern Sea of Okhotsk and the Kuril islands to the Sea of Japan, including coastal areas of Japan and Korea. It can grow up to 40 centimetres (16 in) in length, and can weigh up to 450 grams (16 oz).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly (6 October 2010). "Limanda punctatissima". Fishbase.