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Flatfishes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Flatfishes
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.418
Unique ID
D005412
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005412
Annotation
sole may be SOLEA see FLATFISHES or FLOUNDER (Pleuronectidae); check text
Scope Note
Common name for the order Pleuronectiformes. A very distinctive group in that during development they become asymmetrical, i.e., one eye migrates to lie adjacent to the other. They swim on the eyeless side. FLOUNDER, sole, and turbot, along with several others, are included in this order.
Entry Term(s)
Pleuronectiformes
Psetta maxima
Scophthalmus maximus
Solea
Turbot
Registry Number
txid8252
Related Numbers
txid28828
txid52904
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
1987
History Note
1987
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/15
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Flatfishes Preferred
Turbot Narrower
Solea Narrower
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