Common Dab

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Limanda
Species: L. limanda
Range: 72°N – 43°N, 25°W – 45°E
Maturity: Lm 26.0, range 13 – 25 cm
Max Length: 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed
Max. Published Weight: 1.0 kg
Distribution: Northeast Atlantic: Bay of Biscay to Iceland and Norway; Barents and White seas; also Baltic Sea.A common dab’s diet consists of zoobenthos organisms such as marine worms, molluscs, sand eels, amphipods, crustaceans and echinoderms.