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Yellowtail Flounder Limanda ferruginea (Pleuronectes ferrugineus)

 

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Yellowtail Flounder
credit: H.B. Bigelow and W.C. Schroeder

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Family: Pleuronectidae, Righteye Flounders view all from this family



Description The yellowtail flounder (Pleuronectes ferruginea or Limanda ferruginea) is a species of fish in the Pleuronectidae family. It is found in Canada and the United States.


Dimensions Up to 25 1/2" (64 cm).


Habitat Ocean or bay shallows.


Range New England, Mid-Atlantic, Eastern Canada.


 

 

 

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