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 Plaice
 
Photograph by Bob Alexander
Common Name(s):
 Plaice
Scientific Name:
 Pleuronectes platessa
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Usual Size:

Identification:

Plaice

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Additional Notes:
Information wanted: Please send any records of this fish, with location, date, who discovered it, how it was identified, prevalence, common name and any other details to 
Shorewatch Project  EMail Glaucus@hotmail.com. 
All messages will receive a reply. 
Reports:
 

Wrasse Page
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Information supplied by 
Andy Horton (British Marine Life Study Society
 

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