Eopsetta jordani

Alternate names: petrale sole

Author: Lockington, 1879


Size: to 70 cm

General: Look for left dorsal brown blotch and two white posterior spots (not always present). Caudal fin longest in the center (double truncated), oval to round, appearing diamond-shaped when fins are extended. Large jawline.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: to 457 m

Ocean range (global): Aleutian Islands to northern Baja California.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

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.

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

Citation: Eopsetta jordani (Lockington, 1879) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Eopsetta%20jordani. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-30.
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