D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1884
The southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) is a species of large-tooth flounders native to the eastern and gulf coasts of the United States. It is a popular sports fish and is the largest and most commercially valuable flounder in the western North Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Its range is North Carolina to the Yucatan Peninsula. It is a "left-eyed flounder", meaning the left side is pigmented and is the "up side". The body color is brown with diffuse, unocellated spots and blotches.
- Southern flounder, a family of species known as "southern flounders"
- IUCN (2016). "Paralichthys lethostigma". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
- Paralichthys lethostigma Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce. Species reports
- Southern flounder South Carolina Department of Natural Resources species descriptions
- Flounder Texas Parks and Wildlife Department species descriptions
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