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roxel

20:17 Jun 23, 2010
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Science - Fisheries / fish in Bering Sea
English term or phrase: roxel
Used by fishermen fishing in the Bering sea. I have no idea what kind of a fish it is, which species it belongs to. Pls, help.
Marija Avsarovska


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1rock sole/rex sole
Anna Herbst


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rock sole/rex sole


Explanation:
Could it be that roxel is a misspelling of rock sole - Lepidopsetta bilineata or perhaps rex sole - Glyptocephalus zachirus? Both are flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae and are found in Bering Sea.



    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rex_sole
    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_sole
Anna Herbst
Australia
Local time: 05:16
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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