Slender sole

The slender sole, Lyopsetta exilis, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae.

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The Slender sole lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 25 - 800 m environment.

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Common names

Ihémek'we in Salish
Platija delgada in Spanish (español)
platija flaca in Spanish (español)
slender sole in English
Stornia wysmukla in Polish (polski)
松鰈 in Mandarin Chinese
松鲽 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Lyopsetta
Species : Lyopsetta exilis
Authority : Jordan and Gilbert, 1880