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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Soleichthys

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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Soleichthys dori
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Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Soleichthys heterorhinos (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Soleichthys heterorhinos
[Black-tip sole]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Soleichthys maculosus Muchhala & Munroe, 2004

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Soleichthys maculosus
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Soleichthys microcephalus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Soleichthys microcephalus
[Smallhead sole]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Soleichthys oculofasciatus
[Banded-eye sole]
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Soleichthys serpenpellis
[Snakeskin sole]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Soleichthys siammakuti Wongratana, 1975

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Soleichthys siammakuti
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Western Indian Ocean

Soleichthys tubiferus (Peters, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Summers, G.
 
Soleichthys tubiferus
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Soleichthys dori Red Sea 10.6 SL 2008
Soleichthys heterorhinos Black-tip sole Eastern Indian Ocean and 18 SL 1856
Soleichthys maculosus Western Pacific 9.5 SL 2004
Soleichthys microcephalus Smallhead sole Southwest Pacific 22 TL 1862
Soleichthys oculofasciatus Banded-eye sole Western Pacific 12.5 SL 2004
Soleichthys serpenpellis Snakeskin sole Eastern Indian Ocean to W 2004
Soleichthys siammakuti Western Pacific 8.2 SL 1975
Soleichthys tubiferus Western Indian Ocean 1876



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