summer flounder

noun
a flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, inhabiting shallow waters from Cape Cod to South Carolina, valued as food.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism

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Proposed limits for fluke, also known as summer flounder, have now been finalized.
The intent of this final rule is to prevent adverse impacts to turtles in the course of summer flounder trawling.
Floor testified that summer flounder is a quota managed species.
Summer flounder framework adjustments to management measures.
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