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plaice:

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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plaice

1. a European flatfish, Pleuronectes platessa, having an oval brown body marked with red or orange spots and valued as a food fish: family Pleuronectidae
2. US and Canadian any of various other fishes of the family Pleuronectidae, esp Hippoglossoides platessoides
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Researchers said records of fish landings stretching back to the 1880s in the UK showed falls in species such as cod, haddock and plaice have been greater and more long-term than previously thought.
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THE EUROPEAN Parliament has intervened in detailed debates over the restoration of North Sea plaice and sole stocks, accusing the European Commission of failing to listen to expertise within the fishing industry.
The leaflet asks consumers to 'eat less fish' and urges people not to buy species such as cod, plaice and tuna.