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Bothus podas  (Delaroche, 1809)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172770

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bothus africanus Nielsen, 1961
    Bothus podas africanus Nielsen, 1961
    Bothus podas maderensis (Lowe, 1834)
    Bothus podas podas (Delaroche, 1809)
    Pleuronectes podas Delaroche, 1809
    Rhombus serratus Valenciennes, 1839
    Rhombus gesneri Risso, 1827
    Peloria heckelii Cocco, 1844
    Solea rhomboide Rafinesque, 1810
    Rhombus rhomboides Bonaparte, 1833
    Rhombus heterophthalmus Bennett, 1831
    Bothus diaphanus Rafinesque, 1814
    Bothus rumolo Rafinesque, 1810
    Rhombus maderensis Lowe, 1834
  Common Name(s): wide-eyed flounder [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPleuronectiformes  – flatfishes, flounders, soles, limandes, plies, poissons plats  
                                        FamilyBothidae  – lefteyed flounders, lefteye flounders, lenguados chuecos, turbots  
                                           GenusBothus Rafinesque, 1810  
                                              SpeciesBothus podas (Delaroche, 1809) – wide-eyed flounder  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. ( Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Bothus podas   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bothus podas   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Bothus podas   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Bothus podas   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Bothus podas   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  






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