Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Pleuronectiformes > Pleuronectidae > Atheresthes > Atheresthes evermanni

Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder; Flounder; Arrowtooth halibut)

Synonyms: Reinhardtius evermanni; Reinhardtius oleosus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Kamchatka flounder, Atheresthes evermanni, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives at depths of between 20 metres (66 ft) and 1,200 metres (3,900 ft). Its native habitat is the temperate waters of the northern Pacific. It can grow as long as 100 centimetres (39 in) in length, and can weigh up to 8.5 kilograms (19 lb).
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Prey / Diet

Anoplopoma fimbria (Skil)[1]
Bathyagonus pentacanthus (Bigeye starsnout poacher)[1]
Bathymaster signatus (Searcher)[1]
Chauliodus macouni (Fanged viperfish)[1]
Clupea pallasii (Pacific herring)[1]
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)[1]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[2]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[1]
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)[1]
Icelus spiniger (Thorny sculpin)[1]
Leptoclinus maculatus (Daubed shanny)[1]
Leuroglossus schmidti (northern smoothtongue)[1]
Lumpenella longirostris (Long-snouted blenny)[1]
Lycodes brevipes (Shortfin eelpout)[1]
Lycodes brunneofasciatus (Eelpout)[1]
Lycodes concolor (Ebony eelpout)[1]
Malacocottus zonurus (Bartail sculpin)[1]
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)[1]
Neocrangon communis (gray shrimp)[2]
Pandalus borealis (northern shrimp)[1]
Pandalus goniurus (humpy shrimp)[2]
Pandalus hypsinotus (coonstriped shrimp)[1]
Pandalus tridens (yellowleg pandalid)[2]
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)[1]
Protomyctophum thompsoni (Bigeye lanternfish)[1]
Sarritor frenatus (Sawback poacher)[1]
Sebastes alutus (Snapper)[1]
Sebastolobus alascanus (Channel rockcod)[1]
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)[1]
Thysanoessa inermis[2]
Triglops scepticus (Spectacled sculpin)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Albatrossia pectoralis (Pectoral rattail)1
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)2
Bathyraja aleutica (Aleutian skate)3
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)2
Bathyraja maculata (White-blotched skate)1
Beringraja binoculata (Big skate)1
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)2
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)2
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)2
Hemilepidotus jordani (Yellow Irish lord)1
Hemitripterus bolini (Bigmouth sculpin)1
Hemitripterus villosus (Shaggy sculpin)1
Hexagrammos otakii (Greenling)1
Hippoglossoides dubius (Flathead flounder)1
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)2
Lamna ditropis (Salmon shark)1
Limanda aspera (Yellowfin sole)1
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)1
Myoxocephalus ochotensis (Okhotsk sculpin)1
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus (Sculpin)1
Nansenia candida (Bluethroat argentine)1
Physiculus japonicus (Japanese codling)1
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)2
Raja rhina (Longnose skate)2
Somniosus pacificus (Pacific Sleeper Shark)1


Anoplopoma fimbria (Skil)[1]
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)[1]
Entosphenus tridentatus (Pacific lamprey)[3]
Eumetopias jubatus (Steller Sea Lion)[1]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[1]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[1]
Hemitripterus bolini (Bigmouth sculpin)[1]
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)[1]
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)[1]


Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[4]
Nybelinia surmenicola[4]


Alaska (USA); China; East Bering Sea; Gulf of Alaska; Japan; Kuroshio Current; North Pacific: Sea of Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk north to the Anadyr Gulf, through the eastern Bering Sea to the Aleutian Islands and the Shelikof Strait in Alaska.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Russian Federation; Sea of Japan; Sea of Okhotsk; West Bering Sea;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2MS Yang, PA Livingston, Food habits and diet overlap of two congeneric species, Athersthes stomias and Atheresthes evermanni, in the eastern Bering Sea NOAA Fishery Bulletin Vol. 84 No. 3, 1986
3Feeding and Prey of Pacific Lamprey in Coastal Waters of the Western North Pacific, Alexei Orlov, Richard Beamish, Andrei Vinnikov, Dmitry Pelenev, American Fisheries Society Symposium 69, 2009
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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