Pseudopleuronectes yokohamae (Günther, 1877)
Marbled flounder
photo by IGFA

Family:  Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders), subfamily: Pleuronectinae
Max. size:  45 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,900.0 g
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: southern Hokkaido, Japan to the Yellow Sea, the Gulf of Bo Hai, and the northern part of the East China Sea, including Korea (Ref. 4537).
Biology:  Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms in coastal areas (Ref. 9137, 11230). Carnivore, feeds mainly on polychaetes (Ref. 53305).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 15 March 2021 (A2bcd) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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