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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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A comperative histological and histochemical study of the stomach from three species of Pleuronectid, the Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, the yellowtail flounder, Pleuronectes ferruginea, and the winter flounder, Pleuronectes americanus.
The winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) is a pleuronectid flatfish that inhabits northwest and mid-Atlantic waters from Nova Scotia southward to Maryland (Pereira et al., 1999).
The diet of Oregon seals consisted heavily of pleuronectid fish, which occurred in 92.84% of scats or stomachs analyzed with identifiable remains.
Goff, "A comparative histological and histochemical study of the post-gastric alimentary canal from three species of pleuronectid, the Atlantic halibut, the yellowtail flounder and the winter flounder," The Journal of Fish Biology, vol.
Family: Pleuronectidae: Distribution of Pleuronectid eggs in the study period (January-2011 to December-2012) along Muthupettai coastal waters is given below (Figure 39).
Sand sole, Psettichthys melanostictus, is a common nearshore pleuronectid flatfish in the northeast Pacific Ocean.
Within Chesapeake Bay, the most important species by weight, though not by value, are fish: the menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), the pleuronectid (Paralichthys dentatus), the sea trout (Cynoscion regalis), and the bluefish (Pomatomus saltator), among others.
The addition of Atheresthes evermanni to the California marine ichthyofauna brings the number of pleuronectid flatfishes known from the state to 21 (Miller and Lea 1972; Lea and others 1989; Orr and Matarese 2000).
Furthermore, Amezcua & Nash (2001) emphasize the importance of depth and temperature gradient, and type of sediment, as important factors to explain the structure and abundance of pleuronectid species.
Previous studies on wild population of the Australian Pleuronectid Rhombosolea tapirina Gunther (green back flounder) have shown that there is multiple group synchronous ovarian development (Barnett and Pankhurst, 1999) and the capacity for multiple spawning.
First records of sinistrality in Microstomus pacificus (Lockington) and Glyptocephalus zachirus Lockington, Pleuronectid fishes of western North America, with meristic data.
However, the general body morphology as an adult (i.e., 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).