Flounder refers to any of the fish in the Pleuronectidae and Bothidae families. There are six, more popular varieties: Gulf flounder, Southern flounder, Summer flounder, Winter flounder, European flounder, and Olive flounder.
In Europe, the name flounder refers to Platichthys flesus. In the Western Atlantic there are the summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus, southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma, and the winter flounder Pseudopleuronectes americanus In Japan, the Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus is common.
There are 5 different species of Flounder. Europe- platichthys flesus Western Atlantic- Summer Flounder paralichthys dentatus Southern Flounder- paralichthys lethostigma Winter Flounder- pseudopleuronectes americanus and in Japan--Japan Flounder paralichthys olivaceus.
Once upon a time, there was a flounder named flounder. He lived in a flounder and ate flounder. He loved his wife named flounder (thats because his is too). Then they lived happilly flounder after. THE END
A. F Draxler has written: 'Organic contaminants in hepatic tissues of lobster and flounder at the New York Bight \\' -- subject(s): American lobster, Effect of water pollution on, Environmental aspects, Environmental aspects of Sewage, Sewage, Winter flounder