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Profile updated on 27 November 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Paralichthys lethostigma

SPECIES NAME(s)

Southern flounder, Fluke

Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic stocks are considered to be distinct genetically (Blandon et al, 2001; Renshaw et al, 2012). Research is undergoing to identify possible different populations in the Atlantic coast (Midway, 2011).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Recent improvements to management include stock assessments conducted for the stock as a whole, rather than individual states.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

0

Managers Compliance:

< 6 to ≥ 8

Fishers Compliance:

< 6 to ≥ 6