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Paralichthys dentatus  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Summer flounder
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Paralichthys: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, ichthys = fish + Greek, suffix, oides = similar to (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino; salmastro demersale; oceanodromo; distribuzione batimetrica 10 - 183 m (Ref. 5951), usually ? - 37 m (Ref. 5951).   Temperate, preferred 13°C (Ref. 107945); 45°N - 25°N, 81°W - 57°W

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Northwest Atlantic: Maine (rarely Nova Scotia, Canada) to southern Florida, USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 28.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 94.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7251); Peso massimo pubblicato: 12.0 kg (Ref. 7251); Età massima riportata: 9 anni (Ref. 52684)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults usually prefer hard sandy substrate where they can burrow; can exploit a broad range of lower and mid-estuary habitats including salt marsh creeks and seagrass beds, which usually have muddy or silty substrates , as well as sand flats (Ref. 26621). Occur in bays, lagoons and shallow coastal waters. Utilized fresh and frozen; can be steamed, fried, boiled, microwaved and baked (Ref. 9988). Exported fresh to Japan for sashimi.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Human uses

Pesca: commerciale; Pesce da pesca sportiva: si
FAO(pesca: production; publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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