Species catalogue

Witch

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Pleuronectidae

Flatfish. Oval and elongated body. Eyes on the right side of the body. Rounded head and small mouth. Dorsal fin starts above the eyes. The lateral line is straight. Brown flesh color. Grayish fins, darker. It reaches a length of 60 cm.

Characteristics
FAO code
WIT
Specie
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus
Type
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
International denominations
Germany Zungenbutt
France Plie grise
Italy Passera lingua di cane
Portugal Solhão
United Kingdom Witch
Japan Akashitabirame
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Trawls

Download QR code and include it in your packaging

Download
This site is registered on wpml.org as a development site.