turbot

Waters:Atlantic and Pacific coasts Description (in water): 'Flatfish' can refer to any member of a species of thin, flat fish that swim on one side; both eyes are located on the side that faces up. Size and color vary depending on the species; the downward-facing side of the fish is always pale and nearly colorless. Description (in market): In general, flatfish have lean white or off-white flesh that's fine-textured and mild in flavor. The skin is edible, and usually quite tasty. ...

Turbot

Waters:'True' turbot are harvested in European Waters from the Mediterranean and North Seas to Iceland and Normandy; related fish inhabit marine Waters worldwide. Description (in water): This large flatfish can weigh up to 30 lbs. (most range from 3 to 10 lbs.). It is sand-colored and scaleless, with bony tubercles speckling the skin, which is usually removed before the fish is eaten. Description (in market): The white flesh of the European turbot is prized for its lovely, delicate flavor. It is…...

turbot

  1. flesh of a large European flatfish
  2. a large brownish European flatfish

Turbot

The turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) is a species of flatfish in the family Scophthalmidae. It is a demersal fish native to marine or brackish waters of the North Atlantic, Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. ==Etymology== The word comes from the Old French tourbout, which in turn is thought to be a derivative of the Latin turbo (`spinning top`) .....
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Turbot

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of flounders more or less related to the true turbots, as the American plaice, or summer flounder (see Flounder), the halibut, and the diamond flounder (Hypsopsetta guttulata) of California. • (n.) The trigger fish. • (n.) The filefish; -- so called in Bermuda. • (n.) A large European flounder ...
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turbot

<zoology> A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from thirty to forty pounds. Its colour on the upper side is brownish with small roundish tubercles scattered over the surface. The lower, or blind, side is white. Called also bannock fluke. ... Any one of numerous species of flounders more o...
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turbot

(Scophthalmus maximus), broad-bodied European flatfish of the family Scophthalmidae or, in some classifications, Bothidae. A highly valued food ...
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turbot

Psetta maxima noun a large brownish European flatfish
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turbot

Any of various flatfishes of the flounder group prized as food, especially Scophthalmus maximus found in European waters. It grows up to 1 m/3 ft long and weighs up to 14 kg/30 lb. It is brownish above and whitish underneath
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Turbot

Psetta maxima
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Turbot

The turbot (Rhombus maximus) is a flat fish found in the Mediterranean and North Sea. Next to the sole, it is the most highly esteemed of the flat fish for the firmness and delicacy of its flesh. It is a greyish brown in colour, with darker spots and the scales when present are very small and inconspicuous. The turbot may grow to one metre in lengt...
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turbot

turbot A flatfish that is almost circular with bony tubercles on its body and both eyes on the left side. Native to: Europe.
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turbot

turbot: see flatfish.
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turbot

[n] - flesh of a large European flatfish 2. [n] - a large brownish European flatfish
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