Solefish small - India

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  • Description

    Solefish is a comparatively inexpensive fish, and is a common food especially in some parts of the Indian subcontinent. Common recipes made of soles are fries and Malabar fish curries.

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    Scientific name:

    Microstomus pacificus


    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes)
    Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes)


    Cynoglossus: Greek, kyon = dog + Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, glossa = tongue

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Marine; brackish; benthopelagic; non-migratory, Indian Ocean: restricted to the coast of India

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