Etropus rimosus Goode & Bean, 1885
Gray flounder
Gray flounder
Etropus rimosus
photo by Flescher, D.

Family:  Cyclopsettidae (Sand whiffs)
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 7 - 180 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina to southern Florida in USA and eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 70-83; Anal soft rays: 53-64
Biology:  Occurs usually deeper than 40 m.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.03.21
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.08.94

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