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Winter Flounder Details
Name: Winter Flounder
Water Type: saltwater
Latin Name: Pseudopleuronectes americanus
Common Names: black-back
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Description: Smaller, cooler water cousin to the fluke, the winter flounder is a right-handed flat fish, meaning the eyes are on the right-hand side of the body. Some distinguishing characteristics of the winter flounder are- dark to black coloration on the back, very small mouth and small teeth, fleshy lips. Caught mostly bait fishing with squid or worms on the bottom.
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5/24/14 - Deer Island Flats 5/24/14 - Deer Island Flats
Fresh Flounder Dinner!
Added by meat7gtk from the trip entitled 5/24/14 - Deer Island Flats
Avg. Rating: 5
# of Ratings: 1

   Flounder fishing Flounder fishing
Added by robchummer from the trip entitled Flounder fishing

Nice 18" fish!!!
Added by pogyhunter

   Winter Flounder Winter Flounder
Note small mouth and right-hand orientation of eyes
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7/1/06 - Chapin's Beach 7/1/06 - Chapin's Beach
2006 Flounder - 15.5in 1lb 3oz
Added by meat7gtk from the trip entitled 7/1/06 - Chapin's Beach - Dennis, MA
Avg. Rating: 4
# of Ratings: 1
# of Comments: 1

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