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Plaice
Pleuronectes platessa.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Faimily: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Pleuronectes
Species: P. platessa
Binomial name
Pleuronectes platessa
Synonyms[2]
  • Platessa latus Cuvier, 1829
  • Platessa platessa (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Platessa vulgaris Cloquet, 1826
  • Pleuronectes borealis Faber, 1828
  • Pleuronectes latus Cuvier, 1829

The plaice or plash fleuk (Pleuronectes platessa) is a commercially important flatfish.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Freyhof, J. (2014). "Pleuronectes platessa". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T135690A50018800. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T135690A50018800.en.  Downloaded on 25 March 2018
  2. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Plueronectes platessa" in FishBase. February 2018 version.