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

Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Pleuronectes Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PlatichthysGirard, 1854accepted genus name

Species group names

Pleuronectes flesus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: shojza; ushojza e zezë 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.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): skrubbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Breton: fanken sources: Cabioch, L. (2008). Personal communication
 Danish: skrubbe sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Dutch: bot sources: Ann-Katrien Leskrauwaet
 English: European flounder; flounder; fluke sources: FAO. FAO Species Identification and Data Programme (SIDP). Aquatic Species Fact Sheets.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.
 English-United States: Flounder sources: Charles Hussey
 Finnish: kampela sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 French: flet; flet commun sources: Quéro J.C., 1984 - Les poissons de mer des pêches françaises - J. Grancher ed, 394 p;Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 German: Butt; Butte; Elbbutt; Flinder; Flinger; Flunder; gemeine Flunder; Goldflunder; Graubutt; Sandbutt; Strombutt; Struffbutt; Struvbutt; Wattbutt; Weserbutt sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Φασί sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: upinė plekšnė sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: skrubbe sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: skrubbe
 Norwegian Nynorsk: skrubbe
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): skrubbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: fląderka; stornia sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Portuguese: patruça; solha das pedras sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Russian: rechnaya kambala; камбала речная sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: iverka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: skrubba; skrubbskädda sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: pisi baligi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: камбала річкова sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: lleden fach; lleden fwd

Literature

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

additional source

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

Genbank

loading

Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127141

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304943

Image

loading

Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Provided by

logo erms

GUID

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127141
urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:304943

Last modified

2008-01-15 by Dr Jorg Freyhof & by Nicolas Bailly

Your feedback

click here

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License

Your e-mail address:

Your message: