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Ocellated wedge sole

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Soleidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. It has an oval and elongated body. Its main difference with wedge sole (Dicologlossa cuneata) is its reddish-brown coloration, with dark transverse bands and six dark ocelli along the dorsal and anal fins on its ocular face (three on each side). Maximum length: 20 cm.

FAO code
Dicologlossa hexophthalma
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
International denominations
Germany Zunge
Italy Sogliola atlantica
Portugal Linguado-de-seis- olhos
United Kingdom Ocellated wedge sole
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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