Glyptocephalus zachirus

Alternate names: Errex zachirus, rex sole

Author: Lockington, 1879


General: Note that this species and the Slender Sole (Lyopsetta exilis) will look similar on video.

Size: to 61 cm

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.

Published depth range: 0 - 1145 m, most adults in 100 - 500 m.

Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to central Baja.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Cooper, J.A. and F. Chapleau (1998). Monophyly and intrarelationships of the family Pleuronectidae (Pleuronectiformes), with a revised classification. Fishery Bulletin, 96: 686-726.

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: Glyptocephalus zachirus (Lockington, 1879) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-30.
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