flatfishes flatfishes  /f ˈlæt ˌfɪ ʃɪz/


  1. (n) sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish; usually served as thin fillets
  2. (n) any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side


  • In the Sea of Japan (rich in sardine, mackerel and flatfishes), an arbitrary "Rhee line" imposed by Japanese-hating Syngman Rhee keeps Japanese fishermen at least 60 miles away .
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