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Pseudorhombus neglectus  Bleeker, 1865

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Pseudorhombus: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, rhombos = paralelogram (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bleeker.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 30 - 40 m (Ref. 9774).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: east Indian Ocean, throughout the Indo-Australian Archipelago to the South China Sea (Ref. 9774); recorded from the Philippines and Indonesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9774)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 72-75; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 56 - 59. Body pale brownish, with small ocelli at junction between curved and straight portions of lateral line and another one near middle of straight section. Upper profile of head without a distinct notch or with slight notch in front of upper eye. Origin of dorsal fin slightly in front of anterior margin of upper and just above posterior nostril on blind side. Pectoral fin on ocular side with 12-13 soft rays (Ref 9774).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow waters, on mud and sand bottoms of continental shelves (Ref. 9774). Feeds on small benthic animals (Ref. 9774). Marketed mostly fresh (Ref. 9774).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. and P.J. Kailola, 1984. Trawled fishes of southern Indonesia and northwestern Australia. Australian Development Assistance Bureau, Australia, Directorate General of Fishes, Indonesia, and German Agency for Technical Cooperation, Federal Republic of Germany. 407 p. (Ref. 5978)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: commercial
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