Pleuronectes platessa, European plaice, Flatfish, fluke, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Pleuronectes platessa, European plaice, Flatfish, fluke, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Pleuronectes platessa

Pleuronectes platessa Description

Dorsal soft rays (total): 65-79. Anal soft rays: 48 - 59. Smooth with small scales. Bony ridge behind the eyes. Lateral line straight, slightly curved above pectoral fin. Dorsal fin reaching eye. Max length: 96.0 cm TL. Common length: 40.0 cm TL. Upper s

Pleuronectes platessa Common Names

  • European plaice, Flatfish, fluke

Pleuronectes platessa Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Pleuronectes platessa? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Pleuronectes platessa species belongs to.

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Pleuronectes platessa, marine species closely related

Pleuronectes platessa, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Pleuronectes platessa marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Pleuronectes platessa. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Pleuronectes platessa are marked in green.

Pleuronectes platessa, geographic distribution

Where is Pleuronectes platessa found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Pleuronectes platessa can be found.

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Pleuronectes platessa, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Pleuronectes platessa species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Pleuronectes platessa.