arrowtooth flounder

noun

variants or less commonly arrow-tooth flounder or arrowtooth halibut or arrow-toothed halibut
: a flatfish (Atheresthes stomias) of the northern Pacific coast of North America that has eyes on the right side and a large mouth with prominent arrow-shaped teeth
Blessed with a mystery enzyme that destroys muscle tissue at high temperatures, arrowtooth flounder turns to a pasty mush when cooked conventionally. Helen Jung, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Dec. 1996
Consider the arrowtooth flounder, which has proliferated as the Bering Sea warms. Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times, 1 Oct. 2006

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“Arrowtooth flounder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arrowtooth%20flounder. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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