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Hippoglossus stenolepis Schmidt, 1904
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Hippoglossus; Species: stenolepis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, ippos = horse + Greek, glossa = tongue (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
From the Greek hippos (horse), glossa (tounge), steno (narrow), lepis, (scale). In 1904, a Russian scientist by the name of P.J. Schmidt first proposed the scientific name based on anatomical differences such as scale shape, pectoral fin length, and body shape which he thought distinguished it from the Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus). (Ref. 94075).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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