Cynoglossus cynoglossus

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Cynoglossus cynoglossus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Cynoglossidae
Genus: Cynoglossus
Species: C. cynoglossus
Binomial name
Cynoglossus cynoglossus
(F. Hamilton, 1822)

Cynoglossus cynoglossus, commonly known as the Bengal tonguesole is a species of tonguefish. It is commonly found in the Indian Ocean, particularly in brackish water and muddy or sandy bottoms off the coast of India, Bangladesh and Burma.

It reaches a length between 12.5 cm and 20 cm. The dorsal soft rays number between 95 and 102, and the anal soft rays between 72 and 78. It feeds on benthic invertebrates.

Malabar sole

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