The Cunner is a common fish in shallow waters around cover. Cunners are omnivorous feeding on a wide variety of prey including sea urchins, worms, fish eggs, molluscs and crustaceans. Spawning occurs from June to August. Cunner are small fish of about 1/2 pound or less. They range from Labrador to New Jersey.
The fish pictured above is of typical size for the species. It was foul hooked while fishing for other fish.