Cynoglossus cynoglossus

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Cynoglossus cynoglossus
Malabar sole
Bengal tonguesole, 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.