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  • body deep
    scale edges & C margin dark
    Etropus crossotus, Fringed flounder
    lower gill rakers 7-8
    LL straight
    scales: snout no, accessory no
  • body deep
    4-6 dark rings above & below LL
    Etropus cyclosquamus, Shelf flounder
    lower gill rakers 3-6
    LL straight
    scales: + accessory, snout - not before nostrils, blind side smooth
  • body not deep
    Etropus delsmani delsmani, Delsman's flounder
    lower gill rakers 6-7
    LL straight
    scales: snout no, accessory no
  • body deep
    Etropus rimosus, Gray flounder
    lower gill rakers 3-6
    LL straight, 3 indistinct blotches
    scales: + accessories, snout to before nostrils, blind side rough