sole

sole

[sohl]
sole: see flatfish.

Dover sole (Solea solea)

Any of several flatfishes, especially about 100 species in the family Soleidae. Those found from Europe to Australia and Japan are marine; some New World species live in freshwater. The eyes are on the right side of the head. The Dover sole (Solea solea), found from estuaries to offshore waters in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, grows to 20 in. (50 cm) long. The hogchoker (Trinectes maculatus), seldom over 10 in. (25 cm) long, is found in shallow coastal waters from New England to Central America and far inland in habitats associated with large rivers.

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Paul Cérésole (November 16, 1832 - January 7, 1905) was a Swiss politician, judge of the Supreme Court (1867-1870) and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1870-1875).

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on February 1, 1870, and handed over office on December 31, 1875. He was affiliated with the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland.

While in office he held the following departments:

His son Pierre was a noted pacifist.

Cérésole died 1905 in Lausanne.

"Avenue Paul-Cérésole" in Vevey is named for him.

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