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 for Hippoglossoides platessoides
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dab \Dab\, n. [Perh. so named from its quickness in diving
     beneath the sand. Cf. Dabchick.] (Zool.)
     A name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the
     European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough
     dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Hippoglossoides platessoides
      n 1: large American food fish [syn: American plaice,
           Hippoglossoides platessoides]

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