One of the most famous species, the Sole


We cannot deny that the Sole is one of species de peces most popular in the world. Not in vain, as soon as we mention it, we are sure that more than one of you will have heard of it. Its features are quite interesting, so it wouldn't hurt to take a look at them.

As a first fact to comment, we have to say that, despite being born as a fish Common, the Sole swims in a vertical posture and, as it grows, it adopts a horizontal position. It is considered a rather curious fish, since it has a grayish-brown color, with round irregular dark and light spots.

The sole's head is small and rounded, with tiny eyes. In addition, near the mouth it has skin outgrowths, with a blackish spot on the pectoral fin. On the other hand, his seasonality It is usually carried out between the months of November and December, and April and May.

They usually live in salty waters, on the seabed, at depths that can be around 100 meters. It does not usually come out of this type of habitat, where it can also carry its diet correctly, which is based mainly on other fish in the area.

On the other hand, we also have to highlight the name by which it is known scientifically. And it is that the Sole belongs to the Saleidae, being a fish pleuronectiform, which is scientifically called Solea solea or Solea vulgaris. Names that define it in a better way.

The truth is that the common sole has its own popularity, not only for its characteristics, which in themselves are very interesting, but also for some peculiarities that make it quite curious. It is a species about which many things are known and about which new data are continually studied. A type of fish to watch out for.

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