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Pelotretis flavilatus  Waite, 1911

Southern lemon sole
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders) > Rhombosoleinae
Etymology: Pelotretis: Greek, pelos, pellos,-e,-on = dark + Greek, tretos = with holes (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Waite.

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Marine; demersal; depth range 22 - 385 m (Ref. 58489).   Temperate, preferred ?

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Southwest Pacific: restricted to New Zealand (Ref. 9258).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9258)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow waters, generally at depth of less than 50 m. Found to depth of 385 m (Ref. 27073). Juveniles gather in sheltered inshore waters, such as estuarine areas, shallow mudflats and sandflats, where they remain for up to two years (Ref. 9072).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

Amaoka, K., K. Matsuura T. Inada, M. Takeda, H. Hatanaka and K. Okada (eds.), 1990. Fishes collected by the R/V Shinkai Maru around New Zealand. Japan Marine Fishery Resource Research Center, Tokyo, Japan. 410 p. (Ref. 27073)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes
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