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Flat, Foolish-Eyed, and Fine Food

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With its flat body and both eyes on one side of its head, the flounder is one of the more unusual fishes found in the state's coastal waters. It lives and feeds on the ocean bottom and averages about two or three pounds in weight. It can grow to a maximum length of four feet and weigh twenty-six pounds. For the state's commercial fishermen, the flounder is the number one money-maker among all other food finfish. It is a big favorite of sportsfishermen and especially of seafood lovers.
Wildlife in North Carolina (NoCar SK 431 W54x), Vol. 33 Issue 2, Feb 1969, p7-9, il