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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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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.
Other fishes caught but not counted were goosefish, red hake Urophycis chuss (Walbaum), silver hake Merluccius bilimaris (Mitchill), smallmouth flounder Etropus microstomus (Gill), and Atlantic torpedo ray Tetronarce nobiliana (Bonaparte).
(6.) Hunter JR, Macewicz BJ, Lo NCH, Kimbrell CA (1992) Fecundity, spawning and maturity of female Dover sole Microstomus pacificu with an evaluation of assumption and precision.
Mean Species: common name sample size (scientific name, acronym) Region for length Flatfish Alaska plaice (Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus, AP) BS 11,934 Flathead sole (Hippoglossoides elassodon, FS) BS 17,354 Northern rock sole (Lepidopsetta polyxystra, NRS) BS 34,045 Yellowfin sole (Limanda aspera, YS) BS 32,025 Arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias, AF) GOA 61,142 Dover sole (Microstomus pacificus, DS) GOA 7064 Flathead sole (H.
Of these, Lyopsetta exilis (slender sole) and Microstomus pacificus (dover sole) are among the most abundant flatfishes in the demersal communities of the northwest Pacific Ocean (Alton, 1972; Demory & Hosie, 1975).
Fecundity, spawning and maturity of female Dover sole Microstomus pacificus, with an evaluation of assumptions and ptecision Fishery Bulletin, 90: 101-128.
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.
Examples of these beneficial insects are ladybird beetles that prey on aphids, and a stingless wasp (Microstomus aethipoides) that parasitizes and destroys the alfalfa weevil.
Al norte sobresalen especies de afinidad templada como el torpedo del Pacifico (Torpedo californica), la congriperla canastera (Ophidion scrippsae), el sapo aleta lucia (Porichthys notatus), el rocote pecoso (Sebastes lentiginosus), el rocote mexicano (Sebastes macdonaldi), el rocote inspector (Sebastes semicinctus), el cepillo espina corta (Zaniolepis frenata), la platija resbalosa (Microstomus pacificus), la platija flaca (Lyopsetta exilis), el lenguado bocon (Hippoglossina stomata) y la mojarra rosada (Zalembius rosaceus).
In supermarkets you might see the white fish labeled "lemon sole." This is interesting, because the one true species offish properly identified as lemon sole, Microstomus kilt, is found only in Europe.
Other important gadoid species are haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), whiting (Merlangius merlangus), blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou), hake (Merluccius), pollack (Pollachius virens), and flatfish such as the European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa), common sole (Solea vulgaris), lemon sole (Microstomus kit), flounder (Platichthys flesus), brill (Scophthalmus rhombus), and turbot (Psetta maxima).