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Yellowtail flounder
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
  • Platessa ferruginea Storer, 1839
  • Pleuronectes ferruginea (Storer, 1839)
  • Pleuronectes ferrugineus (Storer, 1839)
  • Limanda vulgaris Gottsche, 1835
  • Limanda oceanica Bonaparte, 1846

The yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea) is a species of fish in the family Pleuronectidae. It is found in the western North Atlantic from southern Labrador to Chesapeake Bay.

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