- Light to dark brown color with dark spots and blotches
- No eyelike spots
- Belly is white or dusky
- Strong canine-like teeth
- Wedge-shaped tail, its tip in the middle
Similar Species: Gulf flounder, P. albigutta (has three prominent eyelike spots)
Size: Common to 20 inches
Brackish bays and estuaries, sometimes ranging into tidal creeks and freshwater.
Right eye migrates over to left side early in life.
A bottom-dweller thought to spawn offshore.
Mostly feeds on small fishes.