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Descriptor English: Flatfishes
Descriptor Spanish: Peces Planos
Descriptor Portuguese: Linguados
Descriptor French: Poissons plats
Entry term(s): Pleuronectiformes
Psetta maxima
Scophthalmus maximus
Solea
Turbot
Turbots
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.418
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005412
Scope note: Common name for the order Pleuronectiformes. A very distinctive group in that during development they become asymmetrical, i.e., one eye migrates to lie adjacent to the other. They swim on the eyeless side. FLOUNDER, sole, and turbot, along with several others, are included in this order.
Annotation: sole may be SOLEA see FLATFISHES or FLOUNDER (Pleuronectidae); check text
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Fishes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 1987
History Note: 1987
DeCS ID: 19169
Unique ID: D005412
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Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/15
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Flatfishes - Preferred
Concept UI M0008538
Scope note Common name for the order Pleuronectiformes. A very distinctive group in that during development they become asymmetrical, i.e., one eye migrates to lie adjacent to the other. They swim on the eyeless side. FLOUNDER, sole, and turbot, along with several others, are included in this order.
Preferred term Flatfishes
Entry term(s) Pleuronectiformes
Turbot - Narrower
Concept UI M0008541
Scope note Common name for flatfish species Scophthalmus maximus, in the family Scophthalmidae.
Preferred term Turbot
Entry term(s) Psetta maxima
Scophthalmus maximus
Turbots
Solea - Narrower
Concept UI M0367590
Scope note A genus of fish in the family Soleidae (soles).
Preferred term Solea



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