Guinean sole

Order: 
Pleuronectiformes
Family: 
Soleidae

Flat bony fish of almost regular oval body and very compressed. It differs from Cynoglossus senegalensis in the existence of light stripes interspersed with dark bands on the ocular face. It can measure up to 35 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Zunge
France: 
Sole ruardon du Golfe
Portugal: 
Língua de vaca
UK: 
Guinean sole
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
YNY
Scientific name: 
Synaptura cadenati
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean