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Scophthalmus aquosus (brill; sand dab; spotted flounder; Windowpane flounder; Windowpane)

Synonyms: Pleuronectes aquosus
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Wikipedia Abstract

Windowpane flounder (Scophthalmus aquosus) is a fish species in the family Scophthalmidae. Widespread on the depth of 55-73 meters in the Western Atlantic from the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada to Florida in the USA. An important commercial species, they can grow up to 45.7 cm in length, and live up to 7 years.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Cape Cod National Seashore II 21724 Massachusetts, United States
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States

Prey / Diet

Acetes americanus (aviu shrimp)[1]
Americamysis bigelowi[1]
Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)[2]
Ammodytes marinus (sand eel)[1]
Astarte arctica (Arctic astarte)[1]
Brosme brosme (Tusk)[1]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[1]
Crangon septemspinosa (sevenspine bay shrimp)[3]
Dichelopandalus leptocerus (bristled longbeak)[3]
Diopatra cuprea (tube worm)[1]
Gammarus annulatus[2]
Gammarus lawrencianus[3]
Gobiosoma bosc (Naked goby)[3]
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)[1]
Leptocheirus pinguis[2]
Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Norwegian krill)[2]
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)[2]
Mysis mixta[1]
Neomysis americana (Mysid shrimp)[3]
Pseudodiaptomus coronatus[3]
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)[1]
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)[1]
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)[1]
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)[1]
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (ellipse)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa mediocris (Hickory shad)1
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)3
Alosa sapidissima (American shad)2
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)6
Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)2
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Anchoa hepsetus (Broad-striped anchovy)1
Argentina silus (Atlantic argentine)1
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)1
Brevoortia aurea (Brazilian menhaden)1
Brevoortia tyrannus (Shad)1
Brosme brosme (Tusk)3
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)4
Citharichthys arctifrons (Gulf Stream flounder)1
Clangula hyemalis (Oldsquaw)1
Coelorinchus caelorhincus (Saddled grenadier)1
Cynoscion regalis (Weakfish)5
Cynoscion striatus (Striped weakfish)1
Dasyatis centroura (clam cracker)1
Dasyatis say (Say's stingray)1
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)1
Dipturus laevis (Barndoor skate)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)1
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)1
Fundulus heteroclitus (mummichog)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)2
Galeus melastomus (Black-mouth catshark)1
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Witch flounder)1
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)1
Halichoerus grypus (Gray Seal)2
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)4
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)1
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)3
Hoplostethus mediterraneus (Mediterranean redfish)1
Lagenorhynchus acutus (Atlantic White-sided Dolphin)1
Lamna nasus (Porbeagle shark)2
Larimus fasciatus (Banded drum)1
Leiostomus xanthurus (Spot croaker)2
Lepophidium profundorum (Fawn cusk-eel)3
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)6
Leucoraja garmani (Freckled skate)1
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)3
Limanda ferruginea (rusty flounder)4
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)2
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)4
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)3
Membras martinica (Rough silverside)1
Menidia menidia (Tidewater silverside)1
Menticirrhus americanus (Woundhead)1
Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern kingfish)3
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)6
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)1
Micropogonias furnieri (Whitemouth drummer)1
Morone americana (Wreckfish)2
Morone saxatilis (Striper bass)1
Mustelus canis (Dogfish)1
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)1
Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Little sculpin)2
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Sea raven)3
Nezumia bairdii (Marlin-spike grenadier)1
Oceanodroma leucorhoa (Leach's Storm-Petrel)1
Ophichthus cruentifer (Snake eel)2
Ophidion marginatum (Striped cusk-eel)1
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)3
Paralichthys orbignyanus1
Phocoena phocoena (Harbor Porpoise)1
Phycis chesteri (Longfin hake)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)2
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)2
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)1
Prionotus carolinus (Searobin)3
Prionotus evolans (Striped searobin)2
Pseudopleuronectes americanus (rough flounder)5
Raja eglanteria (Clearnose skate)1
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)1
Scomber scombrus (Split)3
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)1
Scyliorhinus retifer (Chain dogfish)1
Sebastes fasciatus (Acadian redfish)2
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)1
Stenotomus chrysops (Scup)6
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)1
Syngnathus fuscus (Northern pipefish)2
Triglops murrayi (Moustache sculpin)2
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)8
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)5
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)3
Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)1
Zoarces americanus (Ocean pout)1

Predators

Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)[1]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[2]
Hemitripterus americanus (Wip)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)[1]
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)[1]
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)[1]
Morone saxatilis (Striper bass)[1]
Mustelus canis (Dogfish)[1]
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)[1]
Rachycentron canadum (Sergent fish)[2]
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)[1]
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)[1]
Thunnus thynnus (horse mackerel)[4]

Providers

Parasite of 
Anisakis simplex[1]
Bothitrema bothi[1]
Corynosoma wegeneri[1]
Cryptocotyle lingua[1]
Echinorhynchus laurentianus[1]
Lepidapedon rachion[1]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[1]
Pterobothrium heteracanthum[1]
Stephanostomum baccatum[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[5]
Bothitrema bothi[5]
Corynosoma wegeneri[5]
Cryptocotyle lingua[5]
Echinorhynchus gadi[5]
Echinorhynchus laurentianus[5]
Lepidapedon rachion[5]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[5]
Pterobothrium heteracanthum[5]
Stephanostomum baccatum[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium du Quebec

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Canada; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Penobscot Bay; Scotian Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; USA (contiguous states); Western Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada to northern Florida in USA.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000) 3 Steimle FW, Pikanowski RA, McMillan DG, Zetlin CA, Wilk SJ. 2000. Demersal Fish and American Lobster Diets in the Lower Hudson - Raritan Estuary. US Dep Commer, NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 161; 106 p. 4Differences in diet of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) at five seasonal feeding grounds on the New England continental shelf, Bradford C. Chase, Fishery Bulletin 100 no2 168-80 Ap 2002 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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