from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of Pleuronectidæ, containing the halibut. The common halibut is H. vulgaris. See cut under halibut. Also written Hypoglossus.
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- n. halibuts
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Several flatfish, including halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus), Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides), and flounder (Pleuronectes ferrugineus) are important locally for food and for cash.
Holibut _Hippoglossus vulgaris_, ii 321 or _Pleuronectes hippoglossus_
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Fish from the colder waters include the walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma), cod (Gadus morrhua), mackerel (Scomber scomber), flounder, halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus), and salmon (Onchorhynchus); subtropical species include the Pacific saury (Cololabis saira), sardines (Sardina), tuna (Thunnus), and Japanese mackerel.
In addition to salmon, this development will also involve other fish species such as Atlantic halibut] (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) and cod.