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

 Family:  Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
 Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; 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:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.08.94
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.08.94

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