Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Pleuronectiformes > Family Bothidae > Genus Arnoglossus

Arnoglossus imperialis (Rafinesque, 1810)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ArnoglossusBleeker, 1862accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gjuhëzë perandorake sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 English: imperial scaldfish sources: Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37
 English-United States: Imperial Scaldfish sources: Charles Hussey
 Greek: Βασιλοζαγκέτα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: lleden gribog


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

additional source

Rafinesque, C.S. (1810). Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. Per le stampe di Sanfilippo: Palermo, Italy. 105, 20 fold. Pl pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

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





External Links

Barcode of Life (6 barcodes)
GenBank (26 nucleotides; 16 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications)


Bailly, N. (2014). Arnoglossus imperialis (Rafinesque, 1810). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127124




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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