PLEURONECTIFORMES

Poland 1979Republic of Korea 1991Faroe Islands 1983
Flounder
Platichthys flesus
(Pleuronectidae)
Lefteye Flounder
Psettina iijimae
(Pleuronectidae)
Atlantic Halibut
Hippoglossus hippoglossus
(Pleuronectidae)
Democratic Republic of Congo 2002
Summer Flounder
Paralichthys dentatus
(Bothidae)


Poland 1971 COPPER-NICKEL
Flounder
Platichthys flesus
(Pleuronectidae)
(PLEURONECTIFORMES)

Marbled Flounder
Pleuronectes yokohamae
(Pleuronectidae)
(PLEURONECTIFORMES)
Starry Flounder
Platichthys stellatus
(Pleuronectidae)
(PLEURONECTIFORMES)
Bastard Halibut
Paralichthys olivaceus
(Bothidae)
(PLEURONECTIFORMES)


Pleuronectiformes has two eyes in the one side of the body. However, when it is small in newborn, there are the eyes on both sides of the body in the same way as common fish, and stop at the one side as grow up, and come to lie on the bottom. It includes a lot of important kinds on fish.
Halibut is the large-sized flatfish inhabiting from the east Atlantic FBay of Biscay to Spitsbergen, Barents Sea, Iceland, from the Greenland eastern part to west AtlanticFGreenland South-West and from Labrador of Canada to the State of Virginia, as for the length, there are 240cm in a male, and there are 300cm in a female, and the most longer life is what 50years.

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