Pelican flounder

The Pelican flounder lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 60 - 3210 m environment.

Close to the time that the Pelican Flounder larva settles on the bottom, the right eye migrates to the left side of the head, the gut retracts within the abdominal cavity and the transparent body takes on a mottled appearance. More

* Pelican flounder, Chascanopsetta lugubris Alcock, 1894. * Chascanopsetta megagnatha Amaoka & Parin, 1990. * Chascanopsetta micrognatha Amaoka & Yamamoto, 1984. More

* Pelican flounder, Chascanopsetta lugubris AlcockAlfred William Alcock Alfred William Alcock was a United Kingdom physician natural history and carcinologist. More

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Common names

Areeiro pelicano in Portuguese (Português)
Carta-pelicano in Portuguese (Português)
Dapa in Tagalog
Dapang bilog in Tagalog
Gala-gala in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Gayo-gayo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Lenguado bocón in Spanish (español)
Lenguado pelícano in Spanish (español)
Linguado in Portuguese (Português)
pelican flounder in English
Pelikaan-botvis in Afrikaans
Perpeire pélican in French (français)
Rombou pélican in French (français)
Sheer-sheerto in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Wayo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Zaragarei in Japanese (日本語)
大口長頜鮃 in Mandarin Chinese
大口长颌鲆 in Mandarin Chinese
扁魚 in Mandarin Chinese
扁鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
皇帝魚 in Mandarin Chinese
皇帝鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黑大口鮃 in Mandarin Chinese
黑大口鲆 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Bothidae
Genus : Chascanopsetta
Species : Chascanopsetta lugubris
Authority : Alcock, 1894