bony fishes 
Fish with smooth flat scales and a rigid skeleton; the various species make up the largest group of fish.
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.
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.
The largest of the flatfish family, it is commonly cooked in wine or served with anchovy butter; its lean flaky flesh has few bones.
One of the tenderest saltwater fish, with lean white flavorful flesh; sold whole or filleted, it is usually poached or grilled.