General: Uniform brown, rounded shape.
Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to at least Mendocino County, California.
Published depth range: about 350 m
Habitat description: Benthic.
Taxonomist assessment: Could potentially see these in Monterey Bay.
Consulting taxonomist: Robert Lea, Research Associate Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences.
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Clidoderma%20asperrimum. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-05-09.