Re: Re: strangley colored Spotted Turbot - Pleuronichthys ritteri????

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Posted by Chris on June 19, 2006 at 22:33:09:

In Reply to: Re: strangley colored Spotted Turbot - Pleuronichthys ritteri???? posted by scottfiji on June 19, 2006 at 14:34:30:

I ruled out C-O Sole (Pleuronichthys ritteri) because of the shape of the gill plate and the ridge between the eyes. These features most closely match those of the Spotted Turbot (Pleuronichthys ritteri).
The best descriptions of the various species I have is in D.E. Kramer, W.H. Barss, B.C. Paust, and B.E. Bracken; Guide to Northeast Pacific Flatfishes: Families Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, and Pleuronectidae, ISBN: 1-56612-032-2
But the coloration on this specimen does not match anything I have in any of my many books.

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