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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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Still, customers continue to demand that sole and plaice be produced with five different levels of glaze.
Over on Tynemouth pier, Tony Anderson won Tynemouth's match with six plaice and a gurnard for 7lb 11oz, the best a plaice of 1lb 12oz.
Sit each plaice fillet on a little spinach and spoon over the butter.
This will involve maintaining the fishing mortality rate of plaice at a level equal to or no lower than 0.3 for fish aged 2-6 years, and a fishing mortality rate for sole at a level equal to or no lower than 0.2 for fish aged 2-6 years.
Questioned about that by Teesside Coroner Clare Bailey, one of Mr Plaice's brothers told the inquest it would have been for "security".
Rivers have been the best bet for sport, the Tyne and the Wear giving good bags of flounder with a few plaice now showing from South Shields and Tynemouth piers along with a few codling.
Plaice is a fish in season right now - you will easily see it on the fish counter as it's bright in colour with big orange spots.
I've been asked by my friend to help sell his business The Plaice.
They hope the owners will rename the chippy "Saffie's Plaice", in a lasting tribute to the schoolgirl.
Four garfish, two plaice and a gurnard put Ivor Smith in second place with 1.38kg while third placed Zac Williams made up his 1.08kg with five garfish, a plaice and a gurnard.