Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-366 (reference id: 1 )

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EMW-3661Summer flounderSummer flounderParalichthys dentatus907.002,268.00BothAverage weight ("average","mean")NONEParalichthys dentatus (Linnaeus) 1766

ôSummer flounders ordinarily grow to a maximum weight of 15 pounds or so, and to a length of 3 feet, or a little more, though one of about 30 pounds has been reported as taken off Fishers Island about 1915.[5] The largest of which we find definite record weighed 26 pounds. The largest on record, taken in sport fishing, was 37 inches long, weighing 20 pounds, caught at Oak Beach, N. Y., September 7, 1948, by F. H. Kessel, but the average size of the fish caught is only 2 to 5 pounds."

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