This species is placed in the genus Paralichthys Girard, 1858 in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. May 2011: Ref. 86870) following various check-lists and faunas. We follow T. Munroe (pers. comm., June 2011) keeping it in Hippoglossina.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 311 m (Ref. 5951). Temperate; 48°N - 23°N, 83°W - 57°W
Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) and Georges Bank to southern Florida, USA.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 49.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 49746)
Occurs in bays and sounds in the north range; in progressively deeper water to 275 m or more off Florida, USA.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).
Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans