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flounder

members of the families Bothidae and Pleuronectidae; flatfish with eyes on the same side of the head.

flounder ulcer disease
progressive and sometimes fatal ulceration in greenback flounder and probably other species of flatfish. Caused by Aeromonas salmonicida. See also atypical aeromonassalmonicida.
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Flounder prefer soft bottoms with structures that attract small baitfish and shrimp.
Tony Anderson won their retired members match with a mixed bag of mackerel, dab and flounder for 3lb 10oz, Ken Robinson taking the best, a flounder of 1lb 1oz.
The most urgent action needed to prevent more civilians being killed, Flounders argued, was for the United States to stop supporting rebel groups trying to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad and to halt its air operations in the country.
Miss Flounders was asked by Orlando Pownall QC, defending, if he named the women.
Miss Flounders wiped away tears in the witness box as she described how the 28-year-old former Sunderland winger had told her "everything" about kissing a 15-year-old girl when he returned from a police station after his arrest in March last year.
Penygraig SAC held a flounders-only measure and release competition at Llansteffan where Mal Hughes, from Llantwit Fardre, claimed first prize with four flounders and a total length of 140cm.
Closer examination of the specimen in the laboratory revealed that the fish was not an Arrowtooth Flounder, Atheresthes stomias (Jordan and Gilbert, 1880), but its sister species the Kamchatka Flounder, Atheresthes evermanni Jordan and Starks, 1904 (Fig.
Red Rocks at Hoylake was this week's venue for the North West Association SAC summer league and there were plenty of fish to be caught, as demonstrated by match winner Phil House (Wallasey), who had 11 flounders on fresh crab bait to weigh in with 5290 grammes.
This Sunday the action switches to Arbroath, with the Scottish Open Flounder Championships.
The popularity of meals in minutes or meals to go lends itself well to flounders and soles being used in conjunction with stuffing.