Description and Diagnostic Characteristics: Have wing-like pectoral fins, the forward rays of which are modified into “feet” that they use to creep along the bottom.
Size: Usually a foot or less
Range: Nova Scotia to North Florida
Habitat: Prefers a soft or muddy bottom.
Bait and Tackle: Usually go for small cut baits
Fishing Method: Still fishing, drifting
Food Value: Quite good but hard to get