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Wedge sole

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Soleidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Oval and slender body. Small and round eyes. Truncated snout. Numerous villi on the blind side of the head. The color of the back is pink gray in young and brownish gray in adults. It can measure up to 30 cm.

FAO code
Dicologlossa cuneata
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
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
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International denominations
Germany Zunge
France Céteau
Italy Sogliola cuneata
Portugal Língua
United Kingdom Wedge sole
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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