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Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder; American fourspot flounder)

Synonyms: Paralichthys oblongus; Pleuronectes oblongus
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Wikipedia Abstract

Hippoglossina oblonga (the fourspot flounder, American fourspot flounder or simply four-spot), is a flatfish and member of the large-tooth flounder family Paralichthyidae. This species has been placed in the genus Paralichthys by some authorities.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Bothriocephalus scorpii[1]
Steganoderma formosum[1]


Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Canada; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; USA (contiguous states); Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) and Georges Bank to southern Florida, USA.;

External References



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.
4Food and Ontogenetic Shifts in Feeding of the Goosefish, Lophius Americanus, Michael P. Armstrong, John A. Musick, and James A. Colvocoresses, J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., Vol. 18: 99–103
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