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Sand Sole

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The Sand Sole (Solea lascaris) can grow to 40 cm.

IdentificationEdit

Very similar to the sole, but distinguished by bigger nasal openings on the underside of the head - the larger one being similar in size to the eyes. Colouration brownish, speckled with dark spots.

BreedingEdit

Channel populations breed late spring-summer


HabitatEdit

Lives on shallow sandy bottoms.

RangeEdit

In UK waters, found mainly in English Channel.

ReferencesEdit

The Aquarium Project

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