Cynoglossus semilaevis Günther, 1873
Tongue sole
photo by Kim, I.-S.

Family:  Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes), subfamily: Cynoglossinae
Max. size:  61.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Asia: China. Occurs in the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea (Ref. 559).
Biology:  Carnivorous, feeds mainly on benthic crustaceans and fish (Ref. 30433).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 September 2020 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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