Thor's scaldfish

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Thor's scaldfish
Arnoglossus thori.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Bothidae
Genus: Arnoglossus
A. thori
Binomial name
Arnoglossus thori
Kyle, 1913
  • Kyleia thori (Kyle, 1913)
  • Arnoglossus thory Kyle, 1913
  • Pleuronectes grohmanni Bonaparte, 1837
  • Arnoglossus moltonii Torchio, 1961
  • Arnoglossus moltoni Torchio, 1961

The Thor's scaldfish (Arnoglossus thori) is a species of bottom feeder benthic fish belonging to the family Bothidae (lefteye flounder).[2] Widespread in the Eastern Atlantic from Ireland to Sierra Leone and Cape Verde; also known from the western Mediterranean and Black Sea. Marine, subtropical, demersal fish, up to 18 cm long.


  1. ^ Tous, P.; Sidibé, A; Djiman, R.; et al. (2015). "Arnoglossus thori". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T198556A15539202. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T198556A15539202.en. Downloaded on 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ Arnoglossus thori Kyle, 1913

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