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Definition of Paralichthys dentatus

Paralichthys dentatus
Plaice Plaice, n. [F. plaise, plais, prob. fr. L. platessa flatish, plaice. See Place.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European food fish (Pleuronectes platessa), allied to the flounder, and growing to the weight of eight or ten pounds or more. (b) A large American flounder (Paralichthys dentatus; called also brail, puckermouth, and summer flounder. The name is sometimes applied to other allied species. [Written also plaise.] Plaice mouth, a mouth like that of a plaice; a small or wry mouth. [R.] --B. Jonson.
Paralichthys dentatus
Flounder Floun"der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectid[ae], of many species. Note: The common English flounder is Pleuronectes flesus. There are several common American species used as food; as the smooth flounder (P. glabra); the rough or winter flounder (P. Americanus); the summer flounder, or plaice (Paralichthys dentatus), Atlantic coast; and the starry flounder (Pleuronectes stellatus). 2. (Bootmaking) A tool used in crimping boot fronts.

Meaning of Paralichthys dentatus from wikipedia

- The summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) is a marine flatfish that is found in the Atlantic Ocean off the East Coast of the United States and Canada...
- Pequeño & Plaza, 1987 Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766) (Summer flounder) Paralichthys fernandezi**** Steindachner, 1903 Paralichthys isosceles D. S. Jordan...
- flounderParalichthys albigutta Southern flounderParalichthys lethostigma Summer flounder (also known as fluke) – Paralichthys dentatus Winter flounder...
- P. dentatus may refer to: Paralichthys dentatus, the summer flounder, a flatfish species Plagiodontes dentatus, an extinct land snail species Polyptychus...
- (Lophius americ****), spotted hake (Urophycis regia), summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus), striped b**** (Morone saxatilis), bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)...
- mestus include bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix), summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus), and black seab**** (Centropristis striata). Common prey of S. mestus...
- Suckermouth catfish Hypostomus plecostomus Y Y Summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus Y Y Suwannee b**** Micropterus notius Y Y Swamp darter Etheostoma...
- differentiated from the commonly co-occurring Summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) by their small teeth and eyes nearly always positioned on the right...
- families with bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) and summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) being especially important. Cartilaginous fishes, mainly skates...
- chrysurus = Atlantic Bumper Etropus microstomus = Smallmouth Flounder Paralichthys dentatus = Fluke Pleuronectes ferruginea = Yellowtail Flounder Pseudopleuronectes...