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Author: Walbaum, 1792

Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis Walbaum, 1792

Diagnosis: dorsal fin with 85-94 rays; anal fin with 64-74 rays. Lateral line with 95-109 scales. Colour: yellowish or greyish-brown; dorsal and anal fins with indefinite darker spots posteriorly. Size: to about 50 cm SL.

Habilat: found at depths down to about 400 m. Food, Reproduclion: see genus.

Distribution: Atlantic coasts from 64° N (including Iceland) to Cape Bojador (26°N) and in the Mediterranean and Aegean.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Ehrenbaum, 1905: 202-205 | Petersen, 1909 | Norman, 1934: 273 | Padoa, 1956: 825-826.
Otoliths (sagitta). Schmidt, 1968: 60 | Gaemers & Scharzhans, 1973: 30, pl. 3, fig. 8, pl. 10, fig. 7.

Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis)