Bloch's Tongue Sole, Paraplagusia blochii (Bleeker 1851)


Other Names: Bloch's Tonguesole

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Bloch's Tongue Sole, Paraplagusia blochii (Bleeker 1851)

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Distribution

Shark Bay, Western Australia, to near the mouth of the Roper River, Northern Territory. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

Species Citation

Plagusia blochii Bleeker 1851, Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië 1(4): 411. Type locality: Malay Archipelago.

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Bloch's Tongue Sole, Paraplagusia blochii (Bleeker 1851)

References


Bleeker, P. 1851. Over eenige nieuwe soorten van Pleuronectoïden van der Indischen Archipel. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië 1: 401-416 

Chapleau, F. & Renaud, C.B. 1993. Paraplagusia sinerama (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae), a new Indo-Pacific tongue sole with a revised key to species of the genus. Copeia 1993(3): 798-807 figs 1-4 

Kottelat, M. 2013. Nomenclature and identity of the tongue soles Paraplagusia bilineata, "Cynoglossus bilineatus" and Paraplagusia blochii (Teleostei: Pleuronectiformes). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 61(2): 763-766 (as Paraplagusia bilineatus)

Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293 

Menon, A.G.K. 1980. A revision of the fringed-lip tongue soles of the genus Paraplagusia Bleeker, 1865 (Family Cynoglossidae). Matsya 5: 11-22 figs 1-2 [dated 1979] 

Munroe, T.A. 2001. Soleidae, Cynoglossidae. pp. 3878-3901 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds) The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. Randall, J.E. 1995. Coastal Fishes of Oman. Bathurst : Crawford House Publishing 439 pp.

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CAAB Code:37463007

Depth:20-200 m

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