Dab

Order: 
Pleuronectiformes
Family: 
Pleuronectidae

Flat fish of oval body. Both eyes on the right side of the head. The most distinctive feature is the lateral line, which exhibits a sharp curve above the pectoral fin. It is a brownish or grayish yellowish color. Small clear and dark spots and even yellowish or orange, more or less visible. It measures up to 40 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Scharbe
France: 
Limande commune
Italy: 
Limanda
Portugal: 
Solha escura do mar do norte
UK: 
Dab
China: 
欧洲黄盖鲽
Japan: 
Karei
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
DAB
Scientific name: 
Limanda limanda
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
7859
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
NOV
DIC