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Species details
Internal ID20
Common nameEuropean flounder
Scientific NamePlatichthys flesus
Scientific NamePlatichtys flesus
Scientific Name acceptedPlatichthys flesus
Aphia ID127141
Aphia ID accepted127141
High GroupChordata
Tax info classActinopterygii?
Tax info phylumChordata?
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127141
GroupFish
Tax info familyPleuronectidae
Tax info orderPleuronectiformes?
Arctic regionIceland
Invasive?Potentially
Year first recorded1999
Region First recordedSouthwest Iceland
Is Marine?Yes
Is Brackish?Yes
Is Fresh?Yes
Temperature range5 - 25?C
Temperature range sourceBaensch, H.A. and R. Riehl, 1997. Aquarien Atlas, Band 5. Mergus Verlag, Melle, Germany. 1148 p.; http://www.fishbase.org/summary/1341
Match typephonetic
Invasion details
Location first observationSouthwest Iceland
Location first observation sourcehttps://rafhladan.is/bitstream/handle/10802/7686/FULLTEXT02.pdf?sequence=1
Year first observation1999
Year first observation sourcehttps://rafhladan.is/bitstream/handle/10802/7686/FULLTEXT02.pdf?sequence=1
Vector introductiondrift; Shipping
Vector introduction sourceThorarinsdottir et al. 2014
Impact indicatorsmultiple species impact
Impact indicators sourcehttps://wiki.bugwood.org/Platichthys_flesus/EDDMapSOntario
PathwayShipping/currents
References
Reference 1Thorarinsdottir et al. 2014
Reference 2J?nsson et al. 2001