Distinguished from other species by an inter-brachial septum lacking a foramen.

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The Hogchoker lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 75 m , usually 50 - 60 m environment.

The Hogchoker (Trinectes maculatus) in the images taken by Brad Dalton was caught at the Francis Beidler Forest during fish surveying conducted by past seasonal naturalist Matt Stone, staff from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, and Brad Dalton. More

/ˈhɔgˌtʃoʊ kər, ˈhɒg-/ Show Spelled Pronunciation Show IPA Use hogchoker in a SentenceSee web results for hogchokerSee images of hogchoker–noun a sole, Trinectes maculatus, found in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and south to Panama. More

The Hogchoker (Trinectes maculatus) is a small flatfish fish found in freshwater streams and rivers along the coast of parts of North America. It is a species of sole. More

* AFS Hogchoker distribution abstract 2004 * CBSAC Science Conference * AFS Hogchoker presentation * 2005 * CBSAC Science Conference Text More

It is said that Hogchokers were once so common that they were used as food for pigs. Occasionally one would get stuck in a hog's throat, giving this fish its common name. More

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The largest hogchokers usually are found in the lower estuary and also on the inner continental shelf to about 82 ft (25 m) and rarely to about 246 ft (75 m). Able to withstand a considerable range of temperatures of about 34–95.2°F (1.1–35.1°C). More

Hogchokers will move about the aquarium to feed but mostly stay on the bottom lightly covered with sand waiting for some food to swim by. More

Tbe hogchoker is confined to the immediate vicinity of the coast, is most common in bays and estuaries where the water is more or less brackish, and sometimes runs up into fresh water. It is a late spring and summer spawner. More

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The hogchoker (Family Soleidae) is commonly found in both saltwater and coastal freshwater rivers of the Gulf of Mexico. This photograph was taken in Blue Springs, Alachua County, Florida, over fifty miles inland from the nearest coast. More

The Hogchoker is an American sole, a family of small, round, righteye flatfishes. Look For: A round sole with eyes on the right side. Species Size: 5". More

The hogchoker has small eyes with the top eye situated in front of the lower eye. The underside is white. More

Because the hogchoker (Trinectes maculatus) is not often caught, this flatfish may confuse anglers. However, the lack of pectoral fins is a giveaway. Also, the lower jaw slightly overlaps the upper jaw and the fish has no snout. More

Hogchokerhogchoker - useless as food; in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and PanamaTrinectes maculatussole - right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially Europeangenus Trinectes, Trinectes - a genus of Soleidae How to thank TFD More

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Common names

Achira in Polish (polski)
Amerikanische Seezunge in German (Deutsch)
Aramaçá in Portuguese (Português)
Freshwater flounder in English
Freshwater sole in English
Gefleckte Flunder in German (Deutsch)
Genfleckte Flunder in German (Deutsch)
hogchoker in English
Järviantura in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Järvikampela in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Linguado-lixa in Portuguese (Português)
Plettet ferskvandstunge in Danish (dansk)
Sandflunder in German (Deutsch)
Sole bavoche in French (français)
Solha in Portuguese (Português)
Solha-mamona in Portuguese (Português)
suela tortilla in Spanish (español)
Tapa in Portuguese (Português)
Zwergflunder in German (Deutsch)
язык морской in Russian (русский язык)
斑点三鳍鳎 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點三鰭鰨 in Mandarin Chinese
条纹无臂鳎 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋無臂鰨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Achiridae
Genus : Trinectes
Species : Trinectes maculatus
Authority : Bloch and Schneider, 1801