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bony fishes [7]click to hear

Fish with smooth flat scales and a rigid skeleton; the various species make up the largest group of fish.
bony fishes [7] common plaice sole halibut turbot

common plaice click to hear

Because it has so many bones, it is often sold filleted and is one of the varieties used in fish-and-chips; it is found primarily off the European coast.

sole click to hear

Often confused with plaice, it is only found in waters off the European coast; the most highly prized variety is the common or Dover sole.

halibut click to hear

The largest of the flatfish family, it is commonly cooked in wine or served with anchovy butter; its lean flaky flesh has few bones.

turbot click to hear

One of the tenderest saltwater fish, with lean white flavorful flesh; sold whole or filleted, it is usually poached or grilled.