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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Platichthys flesus Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

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Subspecies:

Platichthys flesus flesus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pleuronectes Flesus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 270 ('Habitat in M.Europaeo').
Pleuronectes Passer Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 271 ('Habitat in Oceano Europaeo').
Flesus vulgaris Moreau, 1881, Hist. nat. Poiss., France, 3: 299 (the English Channel).
Pleuronectes flesus var. leiurus Duncker, 1892, Schrift. Naturw. Ver. Schleswig-Holstein, 9: 291 (The Elb river).
Pleuronectes flesus var. trachurus Duncker, 1892, Schrift. Naturw. Ver. Schleswig-Holstein, 9: 291 (North Sea).
Platichthys flesus flesus: Norman, 1934: 377-378, fig. 272 (additional synonyms and references) Bini, 1968, 8: 55, col. fig.
Platichthys flesus: Wheeler, 1969: 536, fig. Banarescu et al., 1972, fig. 393 Joensen & Tåning, 1970: 194-197.

Platichthys flesus luscus (Pallas, 1811)
Pleuronectes luscus Pallas, 1811, Zoogr. rosso-asiatica, 3: 427.
Platessa flesus var. marmorata Nordmann, 1840, Voyage dans la Russie mérid. et la Crimée, 3: pl. 28.
Platichthys flesus luscus: Norman, 1934: 382, fig. 274 (additional synonyms and references).
Pleuronectes italicus Günther, 1862, Cat. Fish. Brit. Mus., 4: 452 (Mediterranean). Holotype: BMNH no. 42.6.7.3.
Platichthys flesus italicus: Norman, 1934: 381, fig. 273 (references).

Common names:

bot [Ne]
Butt [Pr]
cambula [Ru]
flet [Fr]
flounder [En]
Flunder [Pr]
flundra [Sv]
passera [It]
passera nera [It]
passera pianuzza [It]
petruca [Pr]
platija [Es]
rechnaja kambala [Ru]
skrubba [Sv]
skrubbe [Da]
skrubbe [No]
skrubbskädda [Sv]
solha [Pr]

Flounder (Platichthys flesus)