Pleuronectiformes

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygii

  • 593,956

    Occurrences
  • 842

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Pleuronectiformes

Common names

  • Flatfish eng
  • flatfishes eng
  • flounders eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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All 528,761 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Pleuronectiformes
family
14
genus
188
species
842
 
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Checklists

Bibliography

Compiled by Roberts, C. D. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Stewart, A. L. ; McPhee, R. P. ; McDowall, R. M. , King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicol, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, R. ; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

Eschmeyer, W. : Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.