Flat fish are members of the order Pleuronectiformes of ray-finned demersal fish, or ‘Heterosomata’. Many flat fish have both eyes on one side of their head. Some have the left side of their face upwards whilst others have the right, or can face either side. Examples of Flat fish include: Brill, Dab, Megrim, Plaice, Sole, and Turbot.

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Megrim sole

Megrim sole are the economy version of the sole family. They are often landed as a by-catch with dover sole and lemon sole. Megrims are a fairly de...

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Although Monkfish are not technically flat, visually they appear flatter than Round Fish and reside on the seabed like other Flat Fish. Monkfish a...

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Plaice is a flat fish which is otter trawled in the North East Atlantic. Plaice are commonly the cheaper and most abundant of the flat fish and mak...

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Halibut are flat fish, commonly farmed in the North East Atlantic, and are in their prime September to May. Halibut has a clean aroma yet an assert...

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Flounders are saltwater, flat fish caught by bottom trawling or static net. They are usually in abundance from the North East Atlantic in the Summe...

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Dabs are flat fish that are bottom trawled in the North East Atlantic ocean. They are a benthic fish – living near the sea bed and tend to be...

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As the given name ‘King of Fish’ suggests, Turbot is deemed one of the finest fish that swims the shores of the British Isles. A thick,...

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Brill is a flat fish which is part of the Turbot family. Brill have more of an oval shape, and unlike the turbot, the skin of a Brill fish is compl...

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