righteye flounder


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Related to righteye flounder: Bothidae, American plaice, Soleidae, tonguefish
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Noun1.righteye flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
flatfish - any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side
Pleuronectes platessa, plaice - large European food fish
European flatfish, Platichthys flesus - important food fish of Europe
Limanda ferruginea, yellowtail flounder - American flounder having a yellowish tail
blackback flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, winter flounder, lemon sole - important American food fish in the winter
Microstomus kitt, lemon sole - European flatfish highly valued as food
American plaice, Hippoglossoides platessoides - large American food fish
Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus - largest United States flatfish
Hippoglossus stenolepsis, Pacific halibut - a righteye flounder found in the Pacific
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FLAT OUT FISH | | There are two main types of halibut - the Atlantic Halibut and the Pacific Halibut | | | It is a flatfish from the family of righteye flounders | | | The fish are dark brown on top with an off-white underbelly | | | The Pacific halibut is the world's largest flatfish and the record goes to a fish caught in Norway in July 2013 weighing a staggering 515 pounds, more than three times the size of the Sailbrand fish | | h | Halibut feed on creatures and fish including crabs, salmon, herring and cod || | To eat, they are often boiled, deepfried or grilled while fresh