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Noun1.Pleuronectidae - righteye flounders
fish family - any of various families of fish
Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformes - flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
genus Pleuronectes, Pleuronectes - type genus of the Pleuronectidae
genus Platichthys, Platichthys - a genus of Pleuronectidae
genus Limanda, Limanda - a genus of Pleuronectidae; righteye flounders having a humped nose and small scales; the underside is often brightly colored
genus Pseudopleuronectes, Pseudopleuronectes - a genus of Pleuronectidae
genus Microstomus, Microstomus - a genus of Pleuronectidae
genus Hippoglossoides, Hippoglossoides - a genus of Pleuronectidae
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Sand sole, Psettichthys melanostictus, is a common nearshore pleuronectid flatfish in the northeast Pacific Ocean.
The eggs of several pleuronectid species in the North Pacific are positively buoyant (Pearcy, 1962; Bailey et al.
small mouth with teeth only on blind side, sharp ridge between the eyes) is quite similar to that of pleuronectid flatfishes of the genus Pleuronichthys, (Allen 1982).
The cluster dendrograms were dominated by flatfish species because of the high number of pleuronectid species found along the Oregon coast, as well as the tendency of most of these species to have pelagic eggs.
The most numerous prey fish were gadids, Ammodytes, and bothid and pleuronectid flatfishes.
The three species used in this project included two gadids, Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), and one pleuronectid, American plaice (Hippoglossoides platessoides).
During the spring, flathead sole are the most abundant pleuronectid larvae in western Gulf of Alaska (Rugen (3)).
The Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) is an Arctic-Boreal Pacific pleuronectid flatfish ranging throughout the North Pacific from southern California to northern Japan, but is most abundant in the Gulf of Alaska.
The scales of the European plaice of the eastern Baltic Sea have only few ctenii which disintegrate and fall into sediment, differing in that aspect from the scales of many Atlantic pleuronectids, which produce a large number of such elements (T.
A comparative histological and histochemical study of the post gastric alimentary canal from three species of pleuronectids, the Atlantic halibut, the yellowtail flounder and the winter flounder.
Much of the work to date on reproductive potential and stock assessments comes from investigations on gadoids, pleuronectids, and other high-latitude species that typically have determinate fecundity patterns (Trippel, 1999; Murawski et al.