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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 United States. 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

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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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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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