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Parophrys vetulus Girard 1854


Parophrys vetulus Girard, 1854.

English Sole or Lemon Sole. To 62 cm (24.4 in) TL (DFO). Nunivak Island, Bering Sea, and Agattu Island, Aleutian Islands (Allen and Smith 1988) to Bahía San Cristobal (27°22’N, 114°38’W), southern Baja California (Knaggs et al. 1975). Benthic; depth: intertidal (juveniles) to 608 m (1,994 ft) (min.: Hart 1973; max.: DFO).


Published as part of Love, Milton S., Bizzarro, Joseph J., Cornthwaite, Maria, Frable, Benjamin W. & Maslenikov, Katherine P., 2021, Checklist of marine and estuarine fishes from the Alaska-Yukon Border, Beaufort Sea, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, pp. 1-285 in Zootaxa 5053 (1) on page 220, DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5053.1.1,


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  • Allen, M. J. & Smith, G. B. (1988) Atlas and zoogeography of common fishes in the Bering Sea and northeastern Pacific. NOAA Technical Report NMFS, 66.
  • Knaggs, E. H., Sunada, J. S. & Lea, R. N. (1975) Notes on some fishes collected off the outer coast of Baja California. California Fish and Game, 61, 56 - 59.
  • Hart, J. L. (1973) Pacific Fishes of Canada. Bulletin of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 180.