Parophrys vetulus

Alternate names: English sole, Pseudopleuronectes vetulus

Author: Girard, 1854


General: Brown to olive, may have white speckles. Dorsal and ventral fin edges dark. Elongate diamond-shaped.

Size: to 61 cm

Geographic Information

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

Published depth range: 0 - 549 m

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia 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 Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK. 104 pp.

Citation: Parophrys vetulus (Girard, 1854) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-12-10.
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