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Hippoglossus vulgaris
Halibut Hal"i*but (?;277), n. [OE. hali holy + but, butte, flounder; akin to D. bot, G. butte; cf. D. heilbot, G. heilbutt. So named as being eaten on holidays. See Holy, Holiday.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, northern, marine flatfish (Hippoglossus vulgaris), of the family Pleuronectid[ae]. It often grows very large, weighing more than three hundred pounds. It is an important food fish. [Written also holibut.]

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- There are two species in this genus: Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Atlantic halibut) Hippoglossus stenolepis P. J. Schmidt, 1904 (Pacific...
- Species of the genus Hippoglossus Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossuslives in the North Atlantic Pacific halibut, Hippoglossus stenolepis – lives...
- The Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. They are demersal fish living on or near sand, gravel or...
- Hippoglossus stenolepis, the Pacific halibut, is a species of righteye flounder. This very large species of flatfish is native to the North Pacific and...
- around the world, with some species, such as the Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, being found down to 2,000 m (6,600 ft). The smaller species eat...
- Witch flounderGlyptocephalus cynoglossus North Pacific HalibutHippoglossus stenolepis Olive flounderParalichthys olivaceus Larval flounder are...
- Fishing-worldrecords.com Hippoglossus stenolepis, Pacific halibut: fisheries, gamefish, aquarium. Fishbase.sinica.edu.tw Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Atlantic halibut:...
- 2009. The Sun, 5 September 2001, quoted in Cross, Simon (2008). "Hippoglossus hippoglossus and chips: Twice please love? Adventures in the underbelly of...
- (34 in) in length. Much larger marine fish such as Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) and lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) have been recorded...
- hippoglossoides Walbaum, 1792 Pleuronectes pinguis O. Fabricius, 1824 Hippoglossus groenlandicus Günther, 1862 Reinhardtius matsuurae Jordan & Snyder, 1901...
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