Description: A flat fish, the Dover Sole is a classic British species enjoyed for hundreds of years. They are mousy brown in colour with darker splotches. Scaly along the lateral line with a dark black mark on the pectoral fins. They have a unique pattern on their skin similar to the look of carbon fibre.
Where does it live: Dover Sole live in deep waters but migrate near the shore to spawn.
When is it in season: Dover Sole breed and spawn in the spring so the fish is in its best condition January to March & the from July to January.
What does it eat: Any small creatures found on the seabed. They will eat prawns, worms small shellfish and some crab.
Size: Roughly 30-40cm.