Clidoderma asperrimum

Alternate names: roughscale sole

Author: Temminck & Schlegel, 1846


General: Uniform brown, rounded shape.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to at least Mendocino County, California.

Published depth range: about 350 m

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information

Taxonomist assessment: Could potentially see these in Monterey Bay.

Consulting taxonomist: Robert Lea, Research Associate Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences.


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Kramer, D., W. Barass, B. Paust, and B. Bracken (1995). Guide to Northwest Pacific Flatfishes. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 104 pp.

Love, M.S. (2011). Certainly more than you want to know about the fishes of the Pacific coast. Really Big Press, Santa Barbara CA. 649 pp.

Citation: Clidoderma asperrimum (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-05-09.
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