Cynoglossus browni

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Cynoglossus browni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Cynoglossidae
Genus: Cynoglossus
Species: C. browni
Binomial name
Cynoglossus browni
Chabanaud, 1949

Cynoglossus browni, commonly known as the Nigerian tonguesole is a species of tonguefish. It is commonly found in Eastern Atlantic Ocean off the coast of west Africa,[2] from Senegal to Angola. It is found on soft substrates such as mud or sand between depths of 15m and 40 m. Its main food is small benthic invertebrates.[1]


  1. ^ a b Munroe, T.; de Morais, L.; Adeofe, T.A.; et al. (2015). "Cynoglossus browni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T15602420A15604005. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T15602420A15604005.en.  Downloaded on 28 March 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Cynoglossus browni" in FishBase. February 2018 version.