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halibut:

see flatfishflatfish,
common name for any member of the unique and widespread order Pleuronectiformes containing over 500 species (including the flounder, halibut, plaice, sole, and turbot), 130 of which are American.
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halibut

[′hal·ə·bət]
(vertebrate zoology)
Either of two large species of flatfishes in the genus Hippoglossus; commonly known as a right-eye flounder.

halibut

, holibut
1. the largest flatfish: a dark green North Atlantic species, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, that is a very important food fish: family Pleuronectidae
2. any of several similar and related flatfishes, such as Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Greenland halibut)
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Halibut are the largest fish in the sea and the largest of all the flatfish, growing to more than 8 ft long and 700 pounds.
Les Stott, general manager at Sailbrand, based at Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, said the halibut had been caught off the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic and appeared as one of the lots at a fish auction in Fleetwood, where Sailbrand snapped it up for almost PS900.
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