Christmas flounder

The Christmas flounder lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 90 m environment.

The Christmas Flounder is a Yuletide custom unknown outside Southeastern North Carolina, according to Paul Jennewein, the late veteran newsman who was the world’s only authority on the matter. More

that some impecunious youngsters once hung Christmas Flounders on the mantle in hopes that Santa would stuff them with goodies. I think our someone's pulling our dorsal fins, if you take my meaning. More

Syacium micrurum Christmas flounder Pleuronectes glacialis Cinnamon flounder Pseudorhombus cinnamoneus Clear fin-base flounder Laeops clarus Clearspot flounder Syacium maculiferum Cockatoo flounder Samaris cristatus Cockatoo flounder Samaris cristatus Cockatoo righteye flounder Samaris cristatus Cockatoo righteye flounder Samaris cristatus Cocos Island flounder Engyprosopon More

Common names

Arctic flounder in English
Arktisk flynder in Danish (dansk)
Christmas flounder in English
Eelback flounder in English
Flet in French (français)
Ikkahnalook in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ipkelnokto in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ipkuknaluk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Lodzica in Polish (polski)
Nadalna in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Nataaznak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Nataktook in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natanak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natangnok in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natarnak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Natarnaq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Passera artica in Italian (Italiano)
Plie arctique in French (français)
Polar plaice in English
Polyarnaya kambala in Russian (русский язык)
Solha-ártica in Portuguese (Português)
Solhao ártico in Portuguese (Português)
камбала полярная in Russian (русский язык)
полярная камбала in Russian (русский язык)
北极光鲽 in Mandarin Chinese
北極光鰈 in Mandarin Chinese
南极鲽 in Mandarin Chinese
南極鰈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Liopsetta
Species : Liopsetta glacialis
Authority : Pallas, 1776