Soleidae

plural noun So·le·idae \ səˈlēəˌdē \

Definition of Soleidae

:a family of flatfishes (order Heterosomata) comprising the typical soles and distinguished from the typical flounders (family Pleuronectidae) by the extension of the dorsal fin high on the head and by the covered margin of the preopercle

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Origin and Etymology of soleidae

New Latin, from Solea, type genus + -idae


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