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The halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus, an aw cried baldin) is a flatfish o the faimily Pleuronectidae.

Halibut
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Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Faimily: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Hippoglossus
Species: H. hippoglossus
Binomial name
Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Synonyms [2]
  • Pleuronectes hippoglossus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Hippoglossus vulgaris Fleming, 1828
  • Hippoglossus gigas Swainson, 1839
  • Hippoglossus americanus Gill, 1864
  • Hippoglossus linnei Malm, 1877
  • Hippoglossus maximus Gottsche, 1965

ReferencesEedit

  1. Sobel, J. (1996). "Hippoglossus hippoglossus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996: e.T10097A3162182. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T10097A3162182.en.  Downloaded on 26 March 2018.
  2. Nicolas Bailly (2013). Bailly N, ed. "Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758)". FishBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 8, 2013.