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Paralichthys californicus

Alternate names: California halibut

Author: Ayres, 1859

Description

General: Left-eyed, however up to 40% can be right-eyed.

Size: to 152 cm



Geographic Information

Published depth range: to 182 m, but usually less than 27 m.

Ocean range (global): Washington to Baja and the Gulf of California.

Habitat description: Benthic.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

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

Citation: Paralichthys californicus (Ayres, 1859) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Paralichthys%20californicus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-16.
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