Species catalogue

Plaice

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Pleuronectidae

Marine fish regularly ossified skeleton. Body flat and fairly wide, slightly rhomboidal shape. Small head, both eyes are on the right flank. The mouth is super and moderately large. Short pectoral and ventral fins, longer dorsal and anal fin rays. Brown eye area with reddish or yellowish spots, whitish belly that occasionally has dark spots. Maximum length 100 cm.

Characteristics
FAO code
PLE
Specie
Pleuronectes platessa
Type
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Scholle
France Plie
Italy Passera di mare
Portugal Solha avessa
United Kingdom Plaice
Japan Hirame
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Hooks
Trawls
Gillnets

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