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How many types of flounder fish are there?

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.

Scientific name for 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.

What species are Flounder fish classified under?

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.

Where do flounder live?

Flounder are saltwater fish that live in lagoons and estuaries. Flounder species are found along the Atlantic coasts of the US and Canada, in Europe, and in Japan.

Is flounder a flat fish?

Yes, a Flounder is a flat fish. If you mean Flounder from 'The Little Mermaid', the yellow sand blue fish, then no, he is not flat. (Although he is not 3D)