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feb 27 2012

Biggest long rough dab in Europe

Published by under Fish and fishing

On a survey in the Norwegian Sea Norwegian scientists got a big long rough dab (Hippoglossoides platessoides) in the trawl. The long rough dab is believed to reach a maximum length at 50 cm. in the eastern part of the Atlantic Ocean. The biggest and oldest species are females. The growth rate is slow and fish close to the maximum length are rare.

biggest long rough dabAs seen on the picture below this fish is more than 50 cm. long. The official length was set to 51 cm. although we can see that the fish tail is close to 52 cm.

record for long rough dab The pictures of the big long rough dab are taken by Øyvind Tangen.

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