Gulf Stream Flounder

Gulf Stream Flounder - Citharichthyes arctifrons

*Information from FAO Species Identification Guide Western Central Atlantic*

Gulf Stream Flounder
Maximum size to 18 cm.
Habitat, biology, and fisheries

Occurring at depths of 40 to 370 m; occasionally at shallower depths (20 m). Visually orienting ambush predator; feeds predominately on polychaetes and crustaceans, primarily amphipods

Continental shelf off the Atlantic coast of the USA (Massachusetts to Florida), and Gulf of Mexico (Florida to Yucatán, Mexico).