Marbled flounder Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Pleuronectiformes Family: Pleuronectidae Genus: Pseudopleuronectes Species: P. yokohamae Binomial name Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae
The marbled flounder, Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on saltwater sand and mud bottoms. Its natural habitat is the temperate coastal waters of the northwestern Pacific, from southern Hokkaido, Japan, to the Yellow Sea, Gulf of Bohai, East China Sea and Korean Peninsula. It can grow up to 45 centimetres (18 in) in length, and its maximum recorded weight is 1.9 kilograms (4.2 lb).
- ^ a b "Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae". Fishbase. 6 October 2010. http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=8170. Retrieved 2011-08-30.
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