Lemon sole

Microstomus kitt

WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT?

  • Atlantic
  • Baltic
  • Kattegat-Skagerrak

HOW TO MEASURE?

Total length (cm)

DOES IT HAVE A LEGAL SIZE?

No

HOW TO MEASURE

DISTRIBUTION MAP


DISTRIBUTION

Distributed along the North-east Atlantic from the Southern Barents Sea to the Bay of Biscay. Also present around Iceland and the Baltic Sea.

ECOLOGY

Benthic species present from 10-200 m. It lives on a wide range of bottoms like muddy, sandy and rocky substrates. Mostly feeds on small invertebrates.

FISHERIES

Generally caught in mixed bottom fisheries by otter and beam trawlers.

DID YOU KNOW

Capable of adapting its colour according to surrounding within seconds.