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Sole

 

A flatfish distinguished by a small mouth with a projecting snout, small gill openings, and eyes placed close together. The European variety is one of the world's best food fishes.

 

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The name Sole was assigned to SS-410, but the submarine was renamed Threadfin (q.v.) on 23 August 1942, prior to the laying of her keel on 18 March 1944.