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Paralichthys dentatus  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Summer flounder
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Paralichthys: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, ichthys = fish + Greek, suffix, oides = similar to (Ref. 45335).

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino; salobre demersal; oceanodromo; rango de profundidad 10 - 183 m (Ref. 5951), usually ? - 37 m (Ref. 5951).   Temperate, preferred 13°C (Ref. 107945); 45°N - 25°N, 81°W - 57°W

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

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 28.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 94.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251); peso máximo publicado: 12.0 kg (Ref. 7251); edad máxima reportada: 9 años (Ref. 52684)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. 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 Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Amaoka, Kunio | Colaboradores

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

Pesquerías: comercial; pesca deportiva: si
FAO(pesquerías: producción; publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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