Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum, 1792)

Love, Milton S., Bizzarro, Joseph J., Cornthwaite, Maria, Frable, Benjamin W. & Maslenikov, Katherine P., 2021, Checklist of marine and estuarine fishes from the Alaska-Yukon Border, Beaufort Sea, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Zootaxa 5053 (1), pp. 1-285: 221

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Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum, 1792)


Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum, 1792)   .

Greenland Halibut or Pacific Black Halibut. To 130 cm (51.2 in) TL ( Fadeev 1987). Nearly circumpolar; North Atlantic, Arctic, and North Pacific Oceans; Seas of Japan and Okhotsk to Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas, and Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska (Mecklenburg et al. 2002) to just south of U.S.–Mexico border (Hubbs and Wilimovsky 1964). Not documented from the central Canadian High Arctic or East Siberian Sea ( Mecklenburg et al. 2016). Benthic but often ascends well into the water column ( Love et al. 2011); depth: 10–2,000 m (33–6,562 ft) (min.: Orlov and Tokranov 2019; max.: Allen and Smith 1988).