New Zealand brill

The New Zealand brill is a righteyed flounder and so has both its eyes on the right-hand side of its body.

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The New Zealand brill lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 27 - 49 m environment.

The New Zealand brill, Colistium guntheri, is an edible flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish native to shallow seas around New Zealand, at depths of between 27 metres (89 ft) and 49 metres (160 ft). More

New Zealand brill - in Aust. region (not on AFZ list) 37 461797 .. Colistium nudipinnis .. New Zealand turbot - (not on AFZ list - imported species or special purpose listing) 37 461019 .. Nematops macrochirus .. More

Common names

brill in English
Flounder in English
Neuseeländischer Glattbutt in German (Deutsch)
New Zealand brill in English
Paatiki nui in Maori (te reo Māori)
貢氏彩菱鰈 in Mandarin Chinese
贡氏彩菱鲽 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Colistium
Species : Colistium guntheri
Authority : Hutton, 1873