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Peltorhamphus latus  James, 1972

Speckled sole
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders) > Rhombosoleinae
Etymology: Peltorhamphus: Greek, pelteos, peltes = a fish named as "korakinos"; when it was salted received the name of "pelte" + Greek, rhamphos = bill (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 1 - 55 m (Ref. 13395), usually 1 - 25 m (Ref. 13395).   Temperate

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13395)

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Southwest Pacific: Norfolk Island (Ref. 8879) and New Zealand.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers harbors and bays.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

James, G.D., 1972. Revision of the New Zealand flatfish genus Peltorhamphus with descriptions of two new species. Copeia 1972(2):345-355.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | PubMed | Scirus | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01738 (0.00771 - 0.03916), b=2.99 (2.78 - 3.20), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.