Dover sole

Order: 
Pleuronectiformes
Family: 
Soleidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Long and oval body. Rounded head, with small, arched mouth. Dorsal fin with structural rays. The color of the back is blue-gray or olivaceous with rounded spots. It can measure up to 70 cm and weigh up to 3 kg.

International Designations

Germany: 
Zunge
France: 
Sole commune
Italy: 
Sogliola
Portugal: 
Linguado legítimo
UK: 
Dover sole
China: 
欧洲鳎
Japan: 
Shitabirame
Fishing gears: 
Aquaculture
Trawls
FAO code: 
SOL
Scientific name: 
Solea solea
Type: 
White fish
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
Global production (Tons): 
33543,25
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC