American dab

American plaice may be an intermediate host for the nematode parasite Otostrongylus circumlitis, which is a lungworm of seals, primarily affecting animals less than 1 yr of age.

The American dab lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 10 - 3000 m , usually 90 - 250 m environment.

American DAB system did not develop until the announcement of Project Acorn in 1989 and the establishment of USA Digital Radio (USADR) in 1991 (Harris, 2002). Each of these moves comes after parallel developments in Europe regarding the EUREKA system. More

The most obvious distinctive characters of the American dab are that it is right-handed and large-mouthed like the halibut, but with a rounded tail instead of concave, and with the lateral line nearly straight instead of arched; it is the only Gulf of Maine flounder in which these characters More

American Dab, American Plaice, Canadian Plaice, Dab, Long Rough Dab, Plaice Common Names in Faroese: Hvassasprek, Skeivikjaftur Common Names in Finnish: Liejukampela Common Names in French: More

Common names

Almindelig Håising in Danish (dansk)
American dab in English
american plaice in English
Balai in French (français)
Balai de l'Atlantique in French (français)
Canadian plaice in English
dab in English
Doggerscharbe in German (Deutsch)
fausse sole in French (français)
Faux flétan in French (français)
Fletan korr in Breton (brezhoneg)
flétan nain in French (français)
Gapeflyndre in Norwegian (Norsk)
Glipskädda in Swedish (Svenska)
Glossáki-chomatída in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Glossáki-chomatÌda in Greek, Modern (1453)
Håising in Danish (dansk)
Hippoglossoides platessoides in French (français)
Hippoglossoides platessoides in Italian (Italiano)
Hvassasprek in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Ikkahnalook in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ipkelnokto in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ipkuknaluk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Iverak in Serbian (српски језик)
kambala-ërsh in Russian (русский язык)
Lange schar in Dutch (Nederlands)
Lerflundra in Swedish (Svenska)
Lerskädda in Swedish (Svenska)
Liejukampela in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Long rough dab in English
Long rough dab in Ukrainian (українська мова)
Nadalna in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Nataktook in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natanak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natangnok in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natarnak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natarnaq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Niegladzica in Polish (polski)
Niegładzica in Polish (polski)
Okôtak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Oquutaq in Greenlandic
Passera canadese in Italian (Italiano)
plaice in English
Platija americana in Spanish (español)
plie canadienne in French (français)
Rauhe Scharbe in German (Deutsch)
sand-dab in English
Scharbenzunge in German (Deutsch)
Skeivikjaftur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Skrápflúra in Icelandic (Íslenska)
sole d'Écosse in French (français)
Solha americana in Portuguese (Português)
Solha-americana in Portuguese (Português)
美洲拟庸鲽 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲擬庸鰈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Hippoglossoides
Species : Hippoglossoides platessoides
Authority : Fabricius, 1780