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Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758)

127138  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Southwest Labrador and Greenland to Virginia  
Distribution Southwest Labrador and Greenland to Virginia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-10-21
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2019-10-21
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hendry, C.I. (2000). Gonadal sex differentiation and hormonal sex reversal of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus, L.). <em>M.Sc. thesis. University of New Brunswick.</em> 1-83. [details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at [15-01-2013]., available online at [details]   

additional source Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at
page(s): 269 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on cephalopods, crustaceans, and fishes including cod, haddock, pogge, land eels, herring and capelin [details]

Distribution Southwest Labrador and Greenland to Virginia [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 50- 2000 m. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, experimental aquaculture, gamefish [details]

Predators Piked dogfish [details]

Reproduction Spawns from December until April, external fertilization, open water/ Substratum egg scatterers, eggs are pelagic [details]

Breton fletan  [details]
Danish helleflynder  [details]
Dutch heilbotAtlantische heilbot  [details]
English halibutAtlantic halibut  [details]
French helbotflétan de l'Atlantiqueflétan atlantiqueflétan  [details]
German HeilbuttAtlantischer Heilbutt  [details]
Icelandic lüðaheilagfiskiflyðra  [details]
Lithuanian atlantinis paltusas  [details]
Norwegian kveite  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kveite  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kveite  [details]
Polish kulbakhalibut białyhalibut atlantyckihalibut  [details]
Russian атлантический белокорый палтусpaltus  [details]
Spanish pez mantequillahalibutfletán  [details]
Swedish hälleflundra  [details]
Ukrainian Палтус атлантичний  [details]
Welsh lleden Ffrengig  [details]
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