Bothidae

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Noun1.Bothidae - a family of fish of the order Heterosomata
fish family - any of various families of fish
Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformes - flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
lefteye flounder, lefteyed flounder - flatfishes with both eyes on the left side of the head
genus Paralichthys, Paralichthys - a genus of Bothidae
Etropus, genus Etropus - a genus of Bothidae
Citharichthys, genus Citharichthys - a genus of Bothidae
genus Scophthalmus, Scophthalmus - a genus of Bothidae
genus Psetta, Psetta - a genus of Bothidae
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In this group are the codling and the left-eye flounder nets, in the open sea, and anchored gillnets, in the bays.
and Pomadasys spp., corocoro grunt (corcoroca) Orthopristis ruber (Cuvier, 1830), kingcroakers (papa-terras) Menticirrhus spp., American harvestfish (gordinho) Peprilus paru (Linnaeus, 1758), black drum (miraguaia) Pogonias cromis (Linnaeus, 1766), bluefish (anchova/anchoveta) Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766), mojarras (carapicu) Eucinostomus spp., Brazilian mojarra (caratinga) Eugerres brasilianus (Cuvier, 1830), largehead hairtail (espada) Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758, king weakfish (pescadinha) Macrodon ancylodon (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) and left-eye flounders (linguados) (Bothidae family).
They listed them as: i) driftnets, mainly addressed to the bluefish, croaker and mullet; ii) anchored gillnet to codling, weakfishes (pescadas) Cynoscion spp., king weakfish and left-eye flounders; iii) encircling nets and trawling with canoes, for mullets; iv) beach seine for several fish species; and v) trawling for shrimp.