Gray flounder

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Gray flounder
Etropus rimosus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae
Genus: Etropus
Species: C. rimosus
Binomial name
Etropus rimosus
Goode & T. H. Bean, 1885

The gray flounder (Etropus rimosus) is a species of flounder in the large-tooth flounder family Paralichthyidae. It is native to the western Atlantic Ocean, ranging from the coast of North Carolina to the south of Florida. It can also be found in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

It is a demersal fish that lives in sub-tropical waters, at depths between 7 and 180 metres (23 and 591 ft). It grows to a maximum length of around 13 centimetres (5.1 in). Like the rest of the large-tooth flounders, it has both eyes on the left side of its head.

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