Parabothus taiwanensis Amaoka & Shen 1993

Other Names: Taiwanese Flounder

Taiwanese Flounder, Parabothus taiwanensis. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial

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Parabothus taiwanensis Amaoka & Shen 1993

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Northwest Shelf, Western Australia.

Species Citation

Parabothus taiwanensis Amaoka & Shen 199, Bulletin of Marine Science 53(3): 1041, fig. 1. Type locality: off Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Bray, D.J. 2021


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Parabothus taiwanensis Amaoka & Shen 1993


Amaoka, K. & Ho, H.-C. 2019. The lefteye flounder family Bothidae (order Pleuronectiformes) of Taiwan, in Ho, H.-C., Koeda, K. & Hilton, E.J. (eds) Study on the fish taxonomy and diversity of Taiwan. Zootaxa 4702(1): 155-215,

Amaoka, K., Matsuura, K. & Carpenter, K.E. 2020. Parabothus taiwanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T143828274A143844672. Downloaded on 24 March 2021.

Amaoka, K., Mihara, E. & Rivaton, J. 1997. Pisces, Pleuronectiformes: flatfishes from the waters around New Caledonia. Six species of the bothid genera Tosarhombus and Parabothus. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris [1936-1950] 174: 143-171

Amaoka, K. & Shen, S.-C. 1993. A new bothid flatfish Parabothus taiwanensis collected from Taiwan (Pleuronectiformes: Bothidae). Bulletin of Marine Science 53(3): 1042-1047 See ref online

Voronina, E.P. & Causse, R. 2014. New record of the bothid flounder Parabothus taiwanensis (Bothidae, Pleuronectiformes) from the southern Pacific Ocean (Vanuatu Archipelago) with description of a new diagnostic character. Cybium 38(2): 149-152,

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CAAB Code:37460079

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:0-250 m

Max Size:15 cm SL

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