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5-6 cm long flat fish

Observed: 30th July 2011 By: notpopnotpop’s reputation in Fish
flounder dab or what ?
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Mike Kendall's picture

Separating plaice and flounder

If you rub a finger aling the lateral line of a flounder you will always feel a row of small prickles. The are also rows of bumpy tubercles just below the dorsal and ventral fins. Plaice typically have orange spots but these can occur occasionally in flounder too,

hope that helps

Mike

Mike Kendall

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Thanks

Thanks Mike Thats a useful hands on tip

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