Dusky sole

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Dusky sole
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Lepidopsetta
Species: L. mochigarei
Binomial name
Lepidopsetta mochigarei
Snyder, 1911

The dusky sole, Lepidopsetta mochigarei, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on bottoms in the temperate waters of the northwest Pacific, from the Korean peninsula to the southern Sea of Okhotsk. It grows up to 40 centimetres (16 in) in length.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Ranier; Pauly, Daniel, eds. (15 July 2009). "Lepidopsetta mochigarei". FishBase. Retrieved 2009-11-18.