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Yellowtail flounder

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Pleuronectidae

Flat bony fish of oval body. Both eyes on the right side of the head. The most distinctive feature are yellow spots, especially intense on the tail. It measures up to 64 cm and weighs up to 1.5 kg.

FAO code
Limanda ferruginea
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Gelbschwanzflunder
France Limande à queue jaune
Italy Limanda
Portugal Solha dos mares do norte
United Kingdom Yellowtail flounder
Japan Karei
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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