dcsimg
Biodiversity Heritage Library   cc-by

Platichthys flesus (European Flounder) is a species of bony fishes in the family righteye flounders. It is associated with freshwater habitat. European Flounder form siliceous oozes. It is a solitary planktotroph. Individuals can grow to 2930 g. European Flounder has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is iteroparous and oviparous.

show all records
show all records
  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000044
  • Definition: Siliceous ooze is a marine sediment composed of the debris of plankton with silica shells, such as diatoms and radiolaria. This ooze is limited to areas with high biological productivity, such as the polar oceans, and upwelling zones near the equator. The least common type of sediment, it covers only 15% of the ocean floor. It accumulates at a slower rate than calcareous ooze: 0.2-1 cm / 1000 yr.
show all records
show all records
show all records
  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 48 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of European Flounder. View this species on GBIF