Spotted halibut

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Spotted halibut
Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Verasper
Species: V. variegatus
Binomial name
Verasper variegatus
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

The Spotted halibut, Verasper variegatus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on sandy, muddy bottoms in the sublittoral coastal zone at depths of up to 100 metres (330 ft). It can reach 60 centimetres (24 in) in length and can weigh up to 4.0 kilograms (8.8 lb). Its native habitat is the northwestern Pacific, from Japan to Korea and the East China Sea.[1]


  1. ^ "Spotted halibut". Fishbase. Retrieved 2009-05-18.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)