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Fish Species Description

Southern flounder

Paralichthys lethostigma

Jordan & Gilbert, 1884

southern flounder Species Photo

Classification

Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae
Alternate Names:

Status:


Marine, brackish, freshwater

southern flounder Region Map

Notes:

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Altamaha, Ogeechee, and Savannah River basins.

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