Citharus linguatula (Linnaeus, 1758)

AphiaID: 127130

Atlantic spotted flounder

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Citharidae (Family)

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Conservation Status


Citharus macrolepidotus (Bloch, 1787)
Pleuronectes citharus Spinola, 1807
Pleuronectes linguatula Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes macrolepidotus Bloch, 1787
Pleuronectes patarachia Nardo, 1847

International References

MARTINS, R.; CARNEIRO, M., 2018. Manual de identificação de peixes ósseos da costa continental portuguesa – Principais Características Diagnosticantes. IPMA, I.P., 204p

de Sola, L., Nielsen, J., Monroe, T., Costa, M. & Herrera, J. 2015. Citharus linguatula. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T198726A45074389.

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at [details]

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 [details]

context source (Deepsea) Census of Marine Life (2012). SYNDEEP: Towards a first global synthesis of biodiversity, biogeography and ecosystem function in the deep sea. Unpublished data (datasetID: 30), available online at [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at [details]

Last update: 11 Nov. 2018
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