Definition of Genus Platichthys
1. Noun. A genus of Pleuronectidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pleuronectidae, Pleuronectidae
Member holonyms: European Flatfish, Platichthys Flesus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Platichthys
Literary usage of Genus Platichthys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... but is often seen in the markets. Its flesh is of delicate flavour and the fish finds a ready sale. The genus Platichthys contains a single species, ..."