English sole

English sole is an important commercial fish, primarily caught off Washington, Oregon and California.

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The English sole lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - 550 m environment.

The English sole, Parophrys vetulus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on sandy and muddy bottoms in estuaries and near shore areas, at depths of up to 550 metres (1,800 ft). More

* English sole population levels are high and no overfishing is occurring. More

Off Oregon, adult English sole feed on a variety of benthic organisms, but primarily polychaetes, amphipods, molluscs, ophiouroids, and crustaceans . English sole feed primarily by day, using sight and smell, and sometimes dig for prey . Larvae are probably eaten by larger fishes. More

Sandy brown with occasional spots, the English Sole, which lives from the Bering Sea to Baja California, may migrate up to 700 miles along the ocean bottom. It is one of the top three Flatfishes in terms of pounds caught by commercial trawlers. More

Like the flounder, the English sole is a pancake-flat fish with both eyes on one side of its head. It dwells along sand and mud bottoms, and can grow to 1.5 feet, or 49 cm. More

" English sole can be prepared in a variety of ways including baking, broiling, poaching and sautéing. See also fish. More

" English sole can be prepared in a variety of ways including baking, broiling, poaching and sautéing. See also FISH. © Copyright Barron's Educational Services, Inc. 1995 based on THE FOOD LOVER'S COMPANION, 2nd edition, by Sharon Tyler Herbst. More

Although the English sole is not as high value as other flatfish (such as halibut) and does not experience the same size fishery off Oregon (such as Dover sole), there may still be a niche for aquaculture development. More

Sign In or Sign Up now! An English Sole found at the end of our dive at Langley in November An English Sole found at the end of our dive at Langley in November Category: Sports Tags: SCUBA URL Embed Customize Loading... More

DID YOU KNOW? English sole rely on tidal currents to move into and out of the estuaries. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pleuronectes (or Parophrys) vetulus, from the Greek para or near, ophrys or eyebrow, and vetulus meaning old man. More

English sole, lemon sole, Parophrys vitulus = Definition: English sole, lemon sole, Parophrys vitulus popular pale brown food flatfish of the Pacific coast of North America Home of Wiki & Reference Answers, the world’s leading Q&A site Reference More

English sole - highly valued almost pure white fleshlemon soleMicrostomus kitt, lemon sole - European flatfish highly valued as foodfillet of sole, sole - lean flesh of any of several flatfish 2. More

English sole is not found in England. English sole is a small Pacific flounder also known as lemon sole and California Dover sole. . Home . . About & Contact . . Bibliography . . Link Directory . More

- The English sole has been an important species in California trawl fisheries since the late 1880's and a major contributor to both the Washington and Oregon trawl fisheries.*224* "This is the choicest of the small flatfishes, having a very delicate flavor... More

English sole; lemon sole (highly valued almost pure white flesh) Holonyms ("sole" is a part of... More

in vitro using English sole hepatic microsomes, were shown to chromatograph. English sole treated with extracts of the contaminated sediments had adduct profiles generally similar to those for English sole from the respective contaminated sites. More

Common names

Carlottin anglais in French (français)
English sole in English
Ihémek'we in Salish
Jodnica in Polish (polski)
Lemon sole in English
Platija inglesa in Spanish (español)
platija limón in Spanish (español)
Sgan t'aal in Haida
Sogiola limanda del pacifico in Italian (Italiano)
Sogliola limanda del Pacifico in Italian (Italiano)
Solha-inglesa in Portuguese (Português)
Soya inglesa in Spanish (español)
侧枝鲽 in Mandarin Chinese
側枝鰈 in Mandarin Chinese
副眉鰈 in Mandarin Chinese
副眉鲽 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Pleuronectidae
Genus : Parophrys
Species : Parophrys vetulus
Authority : Girard, 1854