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summer flounder

noun
1.
a flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, inhabiting shallow waters from Cape Cod to South Carolina, valued as food.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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  • Proposed limits for fluke, also known as summer flounder, have now been finalized.
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  • Floor testified that summer flounder is a quota managed species.
  • summer flounder framework adjustments to management measures.

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