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The Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis) can grow to 50cm.

Identification[]

An oval "left-sided" flatfish, with large eyes and mouth. Pale yellow - translucent colour to upper surface. Scales on blind side are smooth.

Breeding[]

Spawns in spring. Larvae 4 mm on hatching, metamorphosing at around 19 mm.


Habitat[]

Lives on muddy and mixed ground at 100-400 m, and also free-swimming.

Food[]

Generally feeds on crustaceans and small bottom-dwelling fish.

Range[]

Off Western Atlantic coasts of British Isles.

References[]

The Aquarium Project

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