Summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)

Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) for Summer flounder:

Habitat Areas of Particular Concern

The specific designation of HAPC for summer flounder is as follows:

All native species of macroalgae, seagrasses, and freshwater and tidal macrophytes in any size bed, as well as loose aggregations, within adult and juvenile summer flounder EFH is HAPC. If native species of SAV are eliminated then exotic species should be protected because of functional value, however, all efforts should be made to restore native species.