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Noun1.Microstomus - a genus of PleuronectidaeMicrostomus - a genus of Pleuronectidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Microstomus kitt, lemon sole - European flatfish highly valued as food
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Fecundity, spawning and maturity of female Dover sole Microstomus pacificus, with an evaluation of assumptions and ptecision Fishery Bulletin, 90: 101-128.
Phylogeographical structure of the Dover sole Microstomus pacificus: the larval retention hypothesis and genetic divergence along the deep continental slope of the northeastern Pacific Ocean.
These data suggested that the increased water content and apparent protein depletion may be similar to a condition found in Dover sole, Microstomus pacificus (Patashnik and Groninger, 1964) and American plaice, Hippoglossoides platessoides (Templeman and Andrews, 1956) and may make these fish less suitable for processing.
Common name Scientific name Arrowtooth Flounder * Atheresthes stomias Aurora Rockfish Sebastes aurora Big Skate Raja binoculata Bocaccio Sebastes paucispinis Canary Rockfish Sebastes pinni er Cowcod Sebastes levis Darkblotched Rockfish Sebastes crameri Dover Sole * Microstomus pacificus English Sole * Parophrys vetulus Flathead Sole Hippoglossoides elassodon Greenstriped Rockfish Sebasteselongatus Grenadiers Macrouridae Lingcod Ophiodon elongatus Longnose Skate * Raja rhina Longspine Thornyhead * Sebastolobus altivelis Mixed Thornyheads * Sebastolobus spp.
In comparison, Dover sole, Microstomus pacificus, the most abundant commercial flatfish on the west coast of the United States, was valued at $200 million in the same period.
deepwater flatfish, (Dover sole, Microstomus pacificus; Greenland turbot, Reinhardtius hippoglossoides; and deep-sea sole, Embassichthys bathybius), rockfish (Sebastes spp.
Common name Scientific name Bank Rockfish Sebastesrufus Blackeye Goby Rhinogobiops nicholsii Blue Rockfish Sebastes mystinus Bocaccio Sebastes paucispinis Canary Rockfish Sebastespinniger Cow cod Sebastesleois Dover Sole Microstomus paciflcus Greenblotched Rockfish Sebastes rosenblatti Greenspotted Rockfish Sebastes chlorostictus Greenstriped Rockfish Sebasteselongatus Hagfishes Eptatretus spp.
Tests were conducted in 1998 in the Gulf of Alaska on a deepwater flatfish complex including the economically important flatfish rex sole, Glyptocephalus zachirus; Dover sole, Microstomus pacificus; and flathead sole, Hippoglossoides elassodon, and the low-value but abundant arrowtooth flounder, Atherestes stomias.