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.

International Designations

Germany: 
Gelbschwanzflunder
France: 
Limande à queue jaune
Italy: 
Limanda
Portugal: 
Solha dos mares do norte
UK: 
Yellowtail flounder
Japan: 
Karei
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
YEL
Scientific name: 
Limanda ferruginea
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
7656
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC