Etropus microstomus (Gill, 1864)
Smallmouth flounder
Etropus microstomus
photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Family:  Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 91 m, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to North Carolina to Mississippi, USA, including the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 68-83; Anal soft rays: 53-62
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 02.08.07
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.08.94

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