Spotted Tonguesole, Paraplagusia guttata (Macleay 1878)

A Lemon tongue Sole, Paraplagusia guttata, at Machans Beach, north of Cairns, Queensland, June 2015. Source: coenobita / License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial

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Spotted Tonguesole, Paraplagusia guttata (Macleay 1878)


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Habitat:Soft sediment areas

Max Size:21 cm SL

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