Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural same or scaldfishes)
A small edible European flatfish of inshore waters, the fragile scales of which are easily scraped off, giving the appearance of a scald. Also called megrim2.
- Arnoglossus laterna, family Bothidae
- These trends were shown both by commercially exploited species such as Atlantic cod and common sole, and others not targeted by fisheries including scaldfish and snakeblenny.
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