Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis)

Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis)

Top Megrim of 2012 fell to Benny Carolan fishing out of Enniscrone

Top Megrim of 2012 fell to Benny Carolan fishing out of Enniscrone

Specimen weight: 0.794 kg (1.75 lbs )
Record: 1.85 kg, Killala, 1987

Eyes and colour on left side. Outline narrower than in turbot or brill and body very thin. Pinkish brown, occasionally with some temporary mottlings. Grows to about 2 feet.

NOTE : In Ireland, this species is often called “witch” a name that properly belongs to the craigfluke, Glyptocephalus cynaglossus which is a right-handed flatfish. Both species are marketed as “white sole.”

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Megrim
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