Paralichthys

noun
Par·al·ich·thys | \ ˌparəˈlikthə̇s \

Definition of Paralichthys 

: a widespread genus of flatfishes that includes the summer flounder, the California halibut, and other important food fishes and that is sometimes made type of a separate family but is usually included in Bothidae

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History and Etymology for Paralichthys

New Latin, from Greek paralia + ichthys fish

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