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New Zealand sole

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Pleuronectidae

Flat bony fish of almost regular oval body and highly compressed. It differs from common sole (Solea solea) in its lighter color. It can measure up to 35 cm and weigh up to 0.6 kg.

FAO code
Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
France Camarde de Nouvelle-Zélande
Portugal Solha
United Kingdom New Zealand sole
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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