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Microstomus achne

(Jordan & Starks 1904)

Microstomus achne was originally described as Veraequa achne by Jordan & Starks in 1904. It belongs to the family Pleuronectidae and subfamily Pleuronectinae. It is commonly known as Slime flounder and is known Slime flounder in USA (contiguous states), Babagarei in Japan. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western North Pacific.
Species   achne
AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.]
AuthorNI   Jordan & Starks
Qualification   ---
Year   1904
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Pleuronectidae
Pleuronectinae Pleuronectinae
Genus   Microstomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Pleuronectidae
Subfamily   Pleuronectinae
Genus   Microstomus
Original Name   Veraequa        
Taxon Name   achne
Original Combination   Veraequa achne
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Veraequa achne
OriginalSubGenus   Veraequa
Original Author   Jordan & Starks
Original AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1904
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pleuronectinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Matsushima Bay, Japan, Albatross station 3772, depth 79 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 51447
Page   625
Illustrations   Pl. 7 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Microstomus achne
Current Species   achne
Current Genus Microstomus
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.]
Current AuthorNI   Jordan & Starks
Current Year   1904
Current Family Pleuronectidae
Current Subfamily
Pleuronectinae Pleuronectinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 50 to 450 meters.
Distribution Western North Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Microstomus achne  (Jordan & Starks 1904). Pleuronectidae: Pleuronectinae.
Name History   • Valid as Microstomus achne  (Jordan & Starks 1904) -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Sakamoto in Masuda et al. 1984:353 [ref. 6441], Lindberg & Fedorov 1993:165 [ref. 21500], Kim & Youn 1994:119 [ref. 22286], Li & Wang 1995:258 [ref. 16193], Cheng & Zhou 1997:457 [ref. 26385], Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24670], Cooper & Chapleau 1998:712 [ref. 26711], Nakabo 2000:1372 [ref. 25182], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:41 [ref. 25650], Shinohara et al. 2001:335 [ref. 25995], Wang et al. 2001:315 [ref. 26566], Nakabo 2002:1372 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:432, 685 [ref. 26218], Evseenko 2003:S66 [ref. 28535], Evseenko 2004:10 [ref. 27606], Shinohara et al. 2005:442 [ref. 28370], Shinohara et al. 2011:57 [ref. 31715], Shinohara et al. 2014:276 [ref. 33330]).

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bathybius Microstomus bathybius (Gilbert [C. H.] 1890)Synonym
groenlandicus Microstomus groenlandicus Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1840Synonym
hireguro Microstomus hireguro Tanaka [S.] 1916Synonym
kitaharae Microstomus kitaharae (Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] 1904)Synonym
kitt Microstomus kitt (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Valid
latidens Microstomus latidens Gottsche [C. M.] 1835Synonym
pacificus Microstomus pacificus (Lockington [W. N.] 1879)Valid
shuntovi Microstomus shuntovi Borets [L. A.] 1983Valid
stelleri Microstomus stelleri Schmidt [P. J.] 1904Synonym
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