Pleuronectidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiPleuronectiformes

  • 411,705

    Occurrences
  • 112

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Pleuronectidae

Common names

  • Righteye flounders eng
  • Righteyed flounders eng
  • flundrefiskar (=spättor) swe
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Pleuronectiformes
family
Pleuronectidae
genus
48
species
112
 
complete classification

Description

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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.

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Direction 33 Addition to the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology of the generic name Pleuronectes Linnaeus, 1758 (class Actinopterygii) (Direction supplementary to Opinion 68).Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1C(C.22), 329-340 (1956)

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

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

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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.