Lepidorhombus whiffiagonisis commonly referred to as Megrim. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Northeast Atlantic: Iceland southward to Cape Bojador (26°N), West Sahara and in the western Mediterranean.
Occurs on soft bottoms. Depth range from 100-400 m and from 288-700 m in the eastern Ionian Sea. Feeds on small bottom-living fishes as well as on squids and crustaceans.
Spawns in deep waters off Iceland and west of the British Isles.