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Flounder or fluke is a marine flat fish that is found in the waters of the Atlantic and east coast of USA, Canada and the Pacific Ocean. The flounder most commonly consumed in the USA is the Atlantic flounder and is a vulnerable species. The consumption of commercially caught flounders is discouraged due to its weak conservation status. The flounder is used to refer to a number of species of the species with the widely known being summer flounder, winter flounder, southern and Japanese flounder. Flounders are made as creole dishes, stuffed, baked and cooked in tandoors too.