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  (Ref. 96402)
 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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