Southern Flounder are in trouble.
Author: Shane Bannot, CCA Texas
Gradually, over the last three decades, populations have been in decline and the abundance of flounder across their entire geographic range are at near-record lows. Fishery managers from Texas to North Carolina are grappling with difficult management decisions as previous actions taken by the states have only manufactured temporary results.
We may not be in control of what ails this fishery, but that is not an excuse for us to sit idly by and watch its demise. We can’t fix everything, but we can do something, and flounder are something worth saving.
Read the full article here: Declining populations of Southern Flounder are a challenge for coastal states across the south.