Specimen Information

Platichthys flesus
Platichthys flesus
(European flounder)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633746
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatichthys
Speciesflesus
Common NameEuropean flounder
StateWI
CountyBayfield
LocalityLake Superior, northwest of Sand Island (Apostle Islands Area) in Grid 1307
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04180000
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Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
CommentsCaptured in a commercial gill net in 197 feet of water.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size11.0" length
Number of Breeding Males1
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