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or·der pleu·ronec·ti·formes

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  1. Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformesnoun

    flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes


  1. order pleuronectiformes

    The order Pleuronectiformes, commonly known as flatfish, is a group of marine fish characterized by their highly specialized anatomy which sees both eyes located on the same side of the head, enabling them to lie flat on the ocean floor. Species in this order undergo a significant transformation as they mature from larvae to adults, where one eye migrates to the other side of the head. The order includes various species such as flounders, halibuts, plaice, and sole.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of order pleuronectiformes in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of order pleuronectiformes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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