Pleuronectes platessa


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Related to Pleuronectes platessa: American plaice
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Noun1.Pleuronectes platessa - large European food fishPleuronectes platessa - large European food fish    
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
genus Pleuronectes, Pleuronectes - type genus of the Pleuronectidae
plaice - flesh of large European flatfish
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The three studied pleuronectiform species represent two closely related forms, the European plaice Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758 and the European flounder Platichthys flesus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pleuronectidae), and one more distantly related form, the turbot Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Scophthalmidae).
Quantitative analysis of muscle breakdown during starvation in the marine flat fish Pleuronectes platessa.
In the Ems-Dollard estuary, no juvenile Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus (plaice) were collected in areas with more than 10% mud in the sediment (13).
The 'maximum growth/optimal food condition' hypothesis: a test for 0-group plaice Pleuronectes platessa in the Dutch Wadden Sea.
Fidelity of mature plaice, Pleuronectes platessa, to spawning and feeding grounds.
Reproductive strategies of North Sea plaice, Pleuronectes platessa, and North Sea sole, Solea solea: batch spawning cycle and batch fecundity.