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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Soleichthys

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Red Sea
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Soleichthys dori Randall & Munroe, 2008

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Soleichthys dori
[]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Soleichthys heterorhinos (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Soleichthys heterorhinos
[Black-tip sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Soleichthys maculosus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Soleichthys microcephalus
[Small-head sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Soleichthys oculofasciatus
[Banded-eye sole]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean to W

 
Soleichthys serpenpellis
[Snakeskin sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Soleichthys siammakuti
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Soleichthys tubiferus
[]
8 Species of Family Soleidae with Genus Soleichthys
(Soles)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2008 Soleichthys dori Red Sea 10.6 SL
1856 Soleichthys heterorhinos Black-tip sole Eastern Indian Ocean and 18 SL
2004 Soleichthys maculosus Western Pacific 9.5 SL
1862 Soleichthys microcephalus Small-head sole Southwest Pacific 22 TL
2004 Soleichthys oculofasciatus Banded-eye sole Western Pacific 12.5 SL
2004 Soleichthys serpenpellis Snakeskin sole Eastern Indian Ocean to W
1975 Soleichthys siammakuti Western Pacific 8.2 SL
1876 Soleichthys tubiferus Western Indian Ocean



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