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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.
References in classic literature ?
As he began to flounder ashore through the mud, I started to flounder out into it, going over the same course which the Chinese had taken in landing me and in returning to the junk.
Flounders will work closely with other members of Internet Cable's executive management team and board of directors in planning and executing the company's strategic initiatives, including the internal development of new business lines, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
The threesome, known as Jake Trout and the Flounders, could be accused of veering too far off the cart path with their debut CD ``I Love To Play'' (EMI-Capital), but then rocker-turned-golfers like Alice Cooper, Huey Lewis, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Darius Rucker and Glenn Frey are equal accomplices.
People may start calling quick-change artists flounders rather than chameleons, thanks to a new study on the camouflage habits of Bothus ocellatus.
NOTE: For schedule and registration information, call Mary Flounders at Bear, Stearns & Co.
Flounders have been taken in good numbers, with the Timber Beach, Business Park, Southwick and Claxheugh the best venues.
In total 13 flounders a rockling and an eelpout were weighed in, all of them coming from Whitby harbour and piers.
Former steel worker Kevin Flounders, 46, pictured right, from Witham Road, in Hebburn, South Tyneside, planned to set up a mobile fish and chip van business with friend Randolph Alves.
PENYGRAIG SAC members braved high seas to fish a competition at Llansteffan and managed to find a few flounders.
Fish-filled nights when the flounders empty into the Gulf are fairly common, so don't pass up that north wind in late October or early November.
EARLY season flounders were the target fish during the North West Association's Personal members Championship from the low water beach mark at Red Rocks,Hoylake.