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Lepidopsetta bilineata  (Ayres, 1855)

Rock sole
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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) > Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders) > Pleuronectinae
Etymology: Lepidopsetta: Greek, lepis = scale + Greek, psetta = gruoper (Ref. 45335);  bilineata: Specific name refers to the bifurcate supratemporal branch of the lateral line (bilineata = two-lined).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 575 m (Ref. 6793), usually 0 - 183 m (Ref. 6885).   Temperate, preferred 4°C (Ref. 107945); 67°N - 34°N, 124°E - 119°W (Ref. 54562)

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

North Pacific: Baja California to the eastern Aleutian Islands and extreme southeastern Bering Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 34.7, range 31 - ? cm
Max length : 58.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 6885); 60.0 cm TL (female); Peso massimo pubblicato: 1.8 kg (Ref. 56370); Età massima riportata: 26 anni (Ref. 55701)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 65-82; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 50 - 65; Vertebre: 39 - 42. Dorsal origin over forward part of eye. Caudal with posterior margin a broad 'V'. Pectorals small and may be asymmetrical (Ref. 6885). Blind side white, with glossy highlights along myotome margins, increasing anteriorly. Pores: supraorbital 3-9; preopercular 5-7; lateral line 70-91. Interorbital space narrow (Ref. 37594).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults occur over sand and gravel substrates to depths of 339 m; larvae collected over depths less than 1,000 m (Ref. 37594). Feed on mollusks, polychaete worms, crustaceans, brittle stars, and fishes (Ref. 6885). A tasty food fish; in some years commercial catch in Canada reaches 3,000 t (Ref. 2850).

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

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

Orr, J.W. and A.C. Matarese, 2000. Revision of the genus Lepidopsetta Gill, 1862 (Teleostei: Pleuronectidae) based on larval and adult morphology, with a description of a new species from the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea. Fish. Bull. 98:539-582. (Ref. 37594)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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