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lemon sole

Common European flatfish (Microstomus kitt) found in shelf waters from N Norway to the Bay of Biscay; body oval, length up to 65 cm/26 in; mouth small; brown with a mosaic of yellow and green patches; feeds mainly on polychaetes; valuable food fish taken by trawl and nets (seines). (Family: Pleuronectidae.)

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