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Turbot Psetta maxima Length to 70cm<br />
Massive flatfish, only juveniles of which are found inshore. Favours sandy substrates. Adult lives with left side, and eyes, facing uppermost. Outline is rhomboid-diamond shaped with a pointed head and long tail. Upper surface is typical mottled grey with pale and black spots. Locally common in S and SW.
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Turbot Psetta maxima Length to 70cm
Massive flatfish, only juveniles of which are found inshore. Favours sandy substrates. Adult lives with left side, and eyes, facing uppermost. Outline is rhomboid-diamond shaped with a pointed head and long tail. Upper surface is typical mottled grey with pale and black spots. Locally common in S and SW.

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Date: 31 Jan 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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