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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Achiridae American soles

Genus: Trinectes

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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Trinectes fimbriatus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trinectes fimbriatus
[Fringed sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm
Trinectes fluviatilis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1928)

Photo by FAO
 
Trinectes fluviatilis
[Freshwater sole]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Trinectes fonsecensis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trinectes fonsecensis
[Spottedfin sole]
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South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Trinectes hubbsbollinger
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trinectes inscriptus (Gosse, 1851)

Photo by FAO
 
Trinectes inscriptus
[Scrawled sole]

Photo by Durie, C.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Trinectes maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Durie, C.
 
Trinectes maculatus
[Hogchoker]

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8.5 cm NG
Trinectes microphthalmus (Chabanaud, 1928)

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Trinectes microphthalmus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trinectes opercularis (Nichols & Murphy, 1944)

Photo by FAO
 
Trinectes opercularis
[Spottedcheek sole]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm NG
Trinectes paulistanus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1915)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Trinectes paulistanus
[Slipper sole]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Trinectes xanthurus Walker & Bollinger, 2001

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trinectes xanthurus
[]
10 Species of Family Achiridae with Genus Trinectes
(American soles)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1862 Trinectes fimbriatus Fringed sole Eastern Central Pacific 9 TL
1928 Trinectes fluviatilis Freshwater sole Eastern Pacific 5
1862 Trinectes fonsecensis Spottedfin sole Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL
2012 Trinectes hubbsbollinger South America 7.0 SL
1851 Trinectes inscriptus Scrawled sole Western Atlantic 15 TL
1801 Trinectes maculatus Hogchoker Western Central Atlantic 20 TL
1928 Trinectes microphthalmus Western Atlantic 8.5 NG
1944 Trinectes opercularis Spottedcheek sole Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1915 Trinectes paulistanus Slipper sole Western Atlantic 18 NG
2001 Trinectes xanthurus Eastern Central Pacific



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