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Turbot vs. Halibut

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Main Difference

The main difference between Turbot and Halibut is that the Turbot is a species of fish and Halibut is a common name, for edible fishes

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  • Turbot (noun)

    A species of flatfish native to Europe (ver=161026, earlier ver=161026).

  • Turbot (noun)

    Any of various other flatfishes of family Scophthalmidae that are found in marine or brackish waters.

  • Turbot (noun)

    Triggerfish, ver=161026.

  • Halibut (noun)

    A large flatfish of the genus Hippoglossus, which sometimes leaves the ocean floor and swims vertically.

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  • Turbot (noun)

    A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from thirty to forty pounds. Its color on the upper side is brownish with small roundish tubercles scattered over the surface. The lower, or blind, side is white. Called also bannock fluke.

  • Halibut (noun)

    A large, northern, marine flatfish (Hippoglossus vulgaris), of the family Pleuronectidæ. It often grows very large, weighing more than three hundred pounds. It is an important food fish.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Turbot (noun)

    flesh of a large European flatfish

  • Turbot (noun)

    a large brownish European flatfish

  • Halibut (noun)

    lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific

  • Halibut (noun)

    marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes

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