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Glyptocephalus zachirus  Lockington, 1879

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

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders) > Pleuronectinae
Etymology: Glyptocephalus: Greek, glyptes = carver + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335);  zachirus: From the Greek za and cheir, meaning 'long'and 'hand' (Ref. 27436).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 0 - 900 m (Ref. 50610), usually 61 - 500 m (Ref. 2850).   Temperate, preferred 6°C (Ref. 107945); 65°N - 28°N, 155°E - 115°W

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

North Pacific: from Kuril Island to Bering Sea coasts of Russia and Alaska (Ref. 27436) to Cedros Island, northern Baja California, Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 56527); common length : 36.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 56527); publicerad maxvikt: 2.0 kg (Ref. 56527); rapporterad maxålder: 27 år (Ref. 55701)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 87-110; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 78 - 93; Ryggkotor: 62 - 65. Dorsal origin above middle of upper eye. Posterior margin of caudal like a 'V'. Pectoral on eyed side greatly elongated.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

A slow-growing species found on sand or mud bottoms (Ref. 2850). Usually discarded by trawlers but sometimes processed into fertilizer (Ref. 27436). Flesh considered tasty (Ref. 27436). Utilized fresh and frozen; eaten steamed, fried, microwaved and baked (Ref. 9988).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Medarbetare

Cooper, J.A. and F. Chapleau, 1998. Monophyly and intrarelationships of the family Pleuronectidae (Pleuronectiformes), with a revised classification. Fish. Bull. 96(4):686-726. (Ref. 30193)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell
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