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Bering flounder

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Hippoglossoides
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Family  Pleuronectidae
Scientific name  Hippoglossoides robustus
Higher classification  Hippoglossoides
Order  Flatfish
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Similar  Longhead dab, Deepsea sole, Flatfish, Pleuronectidae, Alaska plaice

The Bering flounder, Hippoglossoides robustus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on bottoms at depths of up to 425 metres (1,394 ft). It reaches up to 30 centimetres (12 in) in length. Its native habitat is the northern Pacific, from Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk across the Bering Sea to Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Canada's Arctic coast.

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Bering flounder Wikipedia


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