Reefs are not the only options for catching flounder
. Almost any area that has a soft bottom and a gentle slope to deeper water can be productive.
There are some nice flounder
in the Tyne - Tommy Tate took the longest at 40cm in the "One that got away", won by Gareth Gardiner with 12 fish for 311cm.
Coastal populations of winter flounder
spawn demersal eggs inside estuaries during the winter and early spring (Pearcy, 1962).
Winners in zone 2 were Gwent SAC member Neil Evans with a 38cm flounder
and Kevin Hughes with a total catch that measured up to 101cm.
There are 3 recent collections of Kamchatka Flounder
from the Gulf of Alaska in the University of Washington Fish Collection (UW 111528, 410 mm SL, off the Sanak Islands; UW 119477, 280 mm SL, near the Shumagin Islands; and UW 112900, 560 mm SL, off the Alexander Archipelago).
First of all, the increase in state commercial limits was a result of the two determining federal fisheries authorities -- the New England Fishery Management Council and NOAA Fisheries -- concluding that winter flounder
stock mortality was well below the threshold.
(2008) reported that juvenile olive flounder
averaging 10 g subjected to 8.5[degrees]C for 10 days followed by rearing at 22[degrees]C for the next 30 days achieved full compensatory growth and concluded that a short period of low temperature exposure might not affect the annual growth of fish.
While Hanlon and others have documented two other species of octopuses imitating flounder
in Indonesian waters, this is the first report of flounder
mimicry by an Atlantic octopus, and only the fourth convincing case of mimicry for cephalopods.
This Sunday the action switches to Arbroath, with the Scottish Open Flounder
The size, age, and seasonality determine the distribution of flounder
by different depths.
At the top of the list, in addition to flounder
, there are sole, turbot, and halibut.
Tokyo, Japan, Jan 16, 2006 - (JCN) - The Fisheries Research Agency (FRA) has developed a method of tracing released flounders
using a DNA labeling technique.