Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Pleuronectiformes

Family: Cynoglossidae

Genus: Cynoglossus

Species: C. dubius


Cynoglossus dubius, is  commonly known as the Carrot tonguesole because of it’s shape  reassembles a laterally compressed carrot. It is a species of tonguefish. The fish have pointing anterior and posterior ends the dorsal and the ventaral fins are thin and countious longitudianal marking are present on the body. Both the eyes are present at the left side of the body. It is commonly found in the Indian Ocean off the coast of India.