Dover Sole are oval in shape with small eyes that are close together. They have a round nose with a curved mouth. The nose has an opening on the underside. They are muddy brown in colour.

Length is 30-70cm

Spring – Early Summer

Order – Heterosamata
Latin Name – solea solea
Family – Solidae

Dover Sole are bottom dwellers and like shallow waters with sandy and muddy bottoms

Dover Sole are an excellent eating fish

We recommend cooking them, like plaice on the bone under the grill. Spread a little butter on the and add a dash of lemon juice and some seasoning prior to cooking.


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