It’s time to get aboard the E & E submarine! We’re going to the Mediterranean Sea to meet a fish who lives on the bottom of the ocean. We better look closely because they can hide in the sand!

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turbot   Range/Habitat: Eastern Northern Atlantic, Mediterranean, Black Sea/ ocean

   Diet: Carnivore: fish, crustaceans

   Length/Weight:  up to 3 ¼ ft/ up to 55 ft

  Conservation Status: common


Fun Facts:

  •          Turbots are flat fish.
  •          They have a round shape.
  •          Turbots have eyes on the left side of their mouths.
  •          Turbots have bony tubercles instead of scales.
  •          Female turbots can produce 10-15 millions eggs.

Turbots are super cool! We love the flat fish of the ocean! They can hide and never be seen until they’re hungry! Hahahaaha!

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