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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Pegusa

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Freitas, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pegusa cadenati Chabanaud, 1954

Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Pegusa cadenati
[Cadenat's sole]

Photo by Karachle, P.K.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pegusa impar (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Karachle, P.K.
 
Pegusa impar
[Adriatic sole]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pegusa lascaris (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Pegusa lascaris
[Sand sole]

Photo by FAO

Northern Mediterranean Se
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Pegusa nasuta (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by FAO
 
Pegusa nasuta
[Blackhand sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Pegusa triophthalma (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by FAO
 
Pegusa triophthalma
[Cyclope sole]
5 Species of Family Soleidae with Genus Pegusa
(Soles)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1954 Pegusa cadenati Cadenat's sole Eastern Atlantic 18 SL
1831 Pegusa impar Adriatic sole Eastern Atlantic 35 TL
1810 Pegusa lascaris Sand sole Eastern Atlantic 40 SL
1814 Pegusa nasuta Blackhand sole Northern Mediterranean Se 17 TL
1863 Pegusa triophthalma Cyclope sole Eastern Central Atlantic 30 SL



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