Lepidopsetta bilineata

Alternate names: Pleuronectes bilineatus, Pseudopleuronectes bilineatus, rock sole

Author: Ayres, 1855


General: Very small mouth, truncated caudal fin, narrow caudal peduncle.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

Published depth range: to 576 m (most shallower).

Ocean range (global): Bering Strait to southern California.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

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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.

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: Lepidopsetta bilineata (Ayres, 1855) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Lepidopsetta%20bilineata. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-30.
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