Deepsea sole

The deepsea sole, Embassichthys bathybius, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae.

The Deepsea sole lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 41 - 1800 m , usually 500 - 950 m environment.

sole, rex sole, Dover sole, deepsea sole, and darkfin sculpin were benthic feeders; they fed mainly on polychaetes, marine worms, and brittle stars. View Online (.pdf, 1.43MB). More

Common names

Deep-sea sole in English
deepsea sole in English
Ihémek'we in Salish
Platija de profundidad in Spanish (español)
Shimofurigarei in Japanese (日本語)
北洋鰈 in Mandarin Chinese
北洋鲽 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Embassichthys
Species : Embassichthys bathybius
Authority : Gilbert, 1890