#5417 Turbot - Antwerp Zoo (Belgium)
Turbot at Antwerp Zoo, also known as Zoo Antwerpen or Zoo d'Anvers (Belgium)
The Turbot is a species of flatfish in the family Scophthalmidae. It is a demersal fish native to marine or brackish waters of the North Atlantic, Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. The Turbot lives along sand and gravel shores. It is a left-sided flatfish, with its eyes normally on the left side of the head, and it is scaleless, though its head and body are studded with numerous bony knobs, or tubercles. Colour varies with the surroundings but is usually grey brown or light brown with darker markings.