Etropus microstomus (Gill, 1864)
Smallmouth flounder
Etropus microstomus
photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Family:  Cyclopsettidae (Sand whiffs)
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 91 m, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to North Carolina to Mississippi, USA, including the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 68-83; Anal soft rays: 53-62
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 November 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 12.03.21
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.08.94

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