Starry Flounder

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Photo Credit: Taylor Frierson

Overview

  • Species Common Name Starry Flounder
  • Species Scientific Name Platichthys stellatus

Ecoregions

Special needs

Juveniles found in nearshore fresh or brackish waters, or soft, shallow coastal substrates.

Limiting factors

Healthy stock status, but declining Northern stock populations.

Conservation actions

Protect critical habitat. Gather information to fill data gaps.

Key reference or plan

Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan