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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Achiridae American soles

Genus: Apionichthys

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Apionichthys dumerili Kaup, 1858

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Apionichthys dumerili
[Longtail sole]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Apionichthys finis (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Apionichthys finis
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Apionichthys menezesi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL

 
Apionichthys nattereri
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South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Apionichthys rosai
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Apionichthys sauli
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Apionichthys seripierriae
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7 Species of Family Achiridae with Genus Apionichthys
(American soles)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1858 Apionichthys dumerili Longtail sole Western Atlantic 12.4 SL
1912 Apionichthys finis South America 8.8 SL
2003 Apionichthys menezesi South America 6 SL
1876 Apionichthys nattereri South America 23.4 SL
2003 Apionichthys rosai South America 3.5 SL
2003 Apionichthys sauli South America 7.0 SL
2003 Apionichthys seripierriae South America 8.8 SL



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