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Paralichthys dentatus  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Summer flounder
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Paralichthys: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, ichthys = fish + Greek, suffix, oides = similar to (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten bottenlevande; havsvandrande; djupintervall 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 / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 28.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 94.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 7251); publicerad maxvikt: 12.0 kg (Ref. 7251); rapporterad maxålder: 9 år (Ref. 52684)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

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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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Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja
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