Cyclopsetta fimbriata (Goode & Bean, 1885)
Spotfin flounder
photo by Kolding, J.

Family:  Cyclopsettidae (Sand whiffs)
Max. size:  33 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 20 - 230 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to North Carolina, USA (Ref. 7251) to São Paulo, Brazil (Ref. 36453).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 78-87; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 59-67
Biology:  Found on soft bottoms (Ref. 5217). Marketed fresh (Ref. 5217).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 February 2013 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 17.02.20
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.08.94

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