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The Norwegian Topknot (Phrynorhombus norvegicus) can grow to 10cm.

Identification[]

A very small "left-sided" flatfish - similar to the Megrim, but with rough scales on the underside.

Breeding[]

Populations inhabiting the English Channel breed during spring.

Habitat[]

The Norwegian Topknot is found inshore on rough, stony ground.

Food[]

Feeds on small invertebrates and fish eggs.

Range[]

In UK waters, the Norwegian Topknot ranges from the English Channel to the Irish Sea and Western Atlantic - possibly also the North Sea.

References[]

The Aquarium Project

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