Atlantic halibut

Hippoglossus hippoglossus, a species of halibut which is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae

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  • Atlantic halibut — Taxobox name = Atlantic halibut status = EN | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae genus = Hippoglossus species = H. hippoglossus binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic halibut — atlantinis paltusas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hippoglossus hippoglossus angl. Atlantic halibut rus. атлантический палтус ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastieji paltusai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Atlantic halibut — noun largest United States flatfish • Syn: ↑Hippoglossus hippoglossus • Hypernyms: ↑righteye flounder, ↑righteyed flounder * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized A : the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Halibut — This article is about the flatfish species; for the United States Navy ships named Halibut see USS Halibut. Halibut tend to be a mottled brown on their upward facing side and white on their downside Halibut is a flatfish, genus Hippoglossus, from …   Wikipedia

  • halibut — /hal euh beuht, hol /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) halibut, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) halibuts. 1. either of two large flatfishes, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, of the North Atlantic, or H. stenolepis, of the North Pacific,… …   Universalium

  • Atlantic cod — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 2.3)  …   Wikipedia

  • halibut — [hal′ə bət; ] also [ häl′ə bət] n. pl. halibut or halibuts [ME halybutte < hali, holy + butt, a flounder (so called because eaten on holidays): see HOLY + BUTT1] any of a genus (Hippoglossus, family Pleuronectidae) of large, edible flounders… …   English World dictionary

  • halibut — UK [ˈhælɪbət] / US noun Word forms halibut : singular halibut plural halibut a) [countable] a type of large flat fish that lives in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans b) [uncountable] this fish eaten as food …   English dictionary

  • Atlantic menhaden — Taxobox | name = Atlantic Menhaden image width = 240px image caption = Atlantic Menhaden ( Brevoortia tyrannus ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Clupeidae genus = Brevoortia species = B.… …   Wikipedia

  • halibut — /ˈhæləbət / (say haluhbuht) noun (plural halibuts, halibut) 1. → Queensland halibut. 2. either of two species of large flatfishes, Hippoglossus hippoglossus of the North Atlantic and H. stenolepis of the North Pacific; the largest of the… …   Australian English dictionary

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