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sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish

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

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Our examination of such structures in the Pleuronectiformes herein will suggest whether they can be useful in flatfishes not only as dietary indicators but also as taxonomic and phylogenetic characters, unlike the example discussed by Liston (2013).
In this paper we have presented our results on three members of the Pleuronectiformes (flatfishes): the European plaice Pleuronectes platessa and the European flounder Platichthys flesus trachurus, both in the family Pleuronectidae, and the turbot Scophthalmus maximus of the family Scophthalmidae.
And all of them are the members of pleuronectiformes and being grouped into the clade of pitx2 with above 99 bootstrap support value (Fig.
Firstly, the description of the Trieste fish ranges from "flatfish" to "flounder-like," to "sole," suggesting that the observers were confident that the fish was of the order Pleuronectiformes (dabs, flounders, halibuts, plaice, sole, tonguefishes, turbots, and whiffs) of which there are 570 species, known to live in shallow to moderate depths in arctic, temperate, and tropical localities.
There are several hundred species of flatfish in the order Pleuronectiformes (Robins & Ray, 1986).
The sea bream GnRH (sbGnRH) or GnRH-1 has been appointed as the responsible by gonadal maturation in the Pleuronectiformes (PHAM et al.
Oreochromis niloticus ** Scianidae Pachypops fourcroi Plagioscion squamossisimus PLEURONECTIFORMES Anchiridae Apionichthys dumerili SYNBRANCHIFORMES Synbranchidae Synbranchus marmoratus MUGILIFORMES Mugilidae Mugil incilis * Indicates species endemic to northeastern Brazil; ** indicates introduced species.
Scorpaeniformes, Perciformes, Pleuronectiformes y Tetraodontiformes (Rodriguez et al.
Ordenes Riqueza total Myliobatiformes 1 Beloniformes 1 Characiformes 102 Clupeiformes 2 Gymnotiformes 4 Perciformes 8 Pleuronectiformes 2 Siluriformes 55 Synbranchiformes 1 Total 176 Tabla 8.
Order Pleuronectiformes Family Achiridae--American Soles 1 species Trinectes maculatus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801).
El orden Pleuronectiformes, considerado claramente monofiletico (Chapleau, 1993), comprende once familias, mas de 120 generos y algo menos de 600 especies (Nelson, 1994).