Pleuronectidae(redirected from righteye flounder)
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Pleuronectidaea family of TELEOST fish, such as the flounder, that start life with normal symmetry but undergo a development as a result of which the eyes come to be on one side, the head is twisted and the fish, in a resting position, lies on the bottom, on its other side.
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