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Family: Soleidae Soles



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Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Achiroides leucorhynchos Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Achiroides leucorhynchos
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Achiroides melanorhynchus (Bleeker, 1850)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Achiroides melanorhynchus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Aesopia cornuta Kaup, 1858

Photo by CSIRO
 
Aesopia cornuta
[Unicorn sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Aseraggodes albidus Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes albidus
[White sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Aseraggodes andersoni Randall & Bogorodsky, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes andersoni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes auroculus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

South Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Aseraggodes bahamondei Randall & Meléndez C., 1987

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes bahamondei
[South Pacific sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes beauforti
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Aseraggodes borehami Randall, 1996

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes borehami
[Boreham's sole]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes brevirostris
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Aseraggodes chapleaui Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes chapleaui
[Madang sole]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes cheni Randall & Senou, 2007

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Aseraggodes cheni
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes corymbus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes crypticus
[Cryptic Sole]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Aseraggodes cyaneus (Alcock, 1890)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Aseraggodes cyaneus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Aseraggodes cyclurus Randall, 2005

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes cyclurus
[]

Photo by Bourjon, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Aseraggodes diringeri (Quéro, 1997)

Photo by Bourjon, P.
 
Aseraggodes diringeri
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes dubius Weber, 1913

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes dubius
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm TL

 
Aseraggodes filiger
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes firmisquamis
[]

Photo by MNHN

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Aseraggodes guttulatus Kaup, 1858

Photo by MNHN
 
Aseraggodes guttulatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Aseraggodes haackeanus
[Southern sole]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes heemstrai
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes heraldi
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Aseraggodes herrei Seale, 1940

Photo by FAO
 
Aseraggodes herrei
[Herre's sole]

Photo by Stender, K.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Aseraggodes holcomi Randall, 2002

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Aseraggodes holcomi
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes jenny
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Aseraggodes kaianus (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Aseraggodes kaianus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Aseraggodes kimurai Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes kimurai
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Aseraggodes kobensis (Steindachner, 1896)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Aseraggodes kobensis
[]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Aseraggodes kruppi Randall & Bogorodsky, 2013

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Aseraggodes kruppi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Aseraggodes lateralis Randall, 2005

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes lateralis
[]
No picture found
Southwestern Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes lenisquamis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes longipinnis Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes longipinnis
[Longfinned sole]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Aseraggodes macronasus Randall & Bogorodsky, 2013

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Aseraggodes macronasus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes magnoculus
[]

Photo by Noushad, M.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes martine Randall & Bogorodsky, 2013

Photo by Noushad, M.
 
Aseraggodes martine
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes matsuurai Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Aseraggodes matsuurai
[Lombok sole]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Aseraggodes melanostictus
[Mottled sole]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Aseraggodes microlepidotus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes nigrocirratus
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Aseraggodes normani Chabanaud, 1930

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Aseraggodes normani
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes orientalis
[]
No picture found
North Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes pelvicus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes ramsaii
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes satapoomini Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Aseraggodes satapoomini
[Andaman sole]

Photo by Senou, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Aseraggodes senoui Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Aseraggodes senoui
[Mabul sole]

Photo by MNHN

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Aseraggodes sinusarabici Chabanaud, 1931

Photo by MNHN
 
Aseraggodes sinusarabici
[]

Photo by Bineesh, K K

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Aseraggodes steinitzi Joglekar, 1971

Photo by Bineesh, K K
 
Aseraggodes steinitzi
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Aseraggodes suzumotoi Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes suzumotoi
[Ambon sole]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes texturatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Aseraggodes therese Randall, 1996

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes therese
[Therese's sole]

Photo by A. Biju Kumar

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Aseraggodes umbratilis (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Aseraggodes umbratilis
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Aseraggodes whitakeri
[Whitaker's sole]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Aseraggodes winterbottomi Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Aseraggodes winterbottomi
[Negros sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Aseraggodes xenicus (Matsubara & Ochiai, 1963)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes xenicus
[Dwarf sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Aseraggodes zizette Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aseraggodes zizette
[Mentawai sole]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Austroglossus microlepis (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by SFSA
 
Austroglossus microlepis
[West coast sole]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Austroglossus pectoralis (Kaup, 1858)

Photo by SFSA
 
Austroglossus pectoralis
[Mud sole]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Barbourichthys zanzibaricus
[Zanzibar sole]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Barnardichthys fulvomarginata
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Bathysolea lactea Roule, 1916

Photo by FAO
 
Bathysolea lactea
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Bathysolea lagarderae
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Bathysolea polli
[]

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Bathysolea profundicola (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Bathysolea profundicola
[Deepwater sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Brachirus aenea
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Brachirus annularis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Brachirus annularis
[Annular sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Brachirus aspilos
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Brachirus dicholepis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Brachirus elongatus
[Mekong blind sole]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Brachirus harmandi (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Brachirus harmandi
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Brachirus heterolepis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Brachirus heterolepis
[Frill-mouth sole]
No picture found
Indian Ocean (Ref. 45255)

 
Brachirus macrolepis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Brachirus marmoratus
[Blotched sole]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Brachirus niger (Macleay, 1880)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Brachirus niger
[Black sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Brachirus orientalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Brachirus orientalis
[Oriental sole]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Brachirus pan (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Brachirus pan
[Pan sole]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Brachirus panoides (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Brachirus panoides
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Brachirus selheimi
[Freshwater sole]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Brachirus siamensis
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Brachirus sorsogonensis (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Brachirus sorsogonensis
[One-eyed sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Brachirus swinhonis
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Brachirus villosus
[Velvety sole]

Photo by Guerrieri, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Buglossidium luteum (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Guerrieri, S.
 
Buglossidium luteum
[Solenette]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Dagetichthys lakdoensis
[]

Photo by Costa, X.S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Dagetichthys lusitanicus (de Brito Capello, 1868)

Photo by Costa, X.S.
 
Dagetichthys lusitanicus
[Portuguese sole]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Dexillus muelleri (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Dexillus muelleri
[Tufted sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Dicologlossa cuneata (Moreau, 1881)

Photo by FAO
 
Dicologlossa cuneata
[Wedge sole]

Photo by Garcia-Franco, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Dicologlossa hexophthalma (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Garcia-Franco, M.
 
Dicologlossa hexophthalma
[Ocellated wedge sole]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Heteromycteris capensis Kaup, 1858

Photo by SFSA
 
Heteromycteris capensis
[Cape sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Heteromycteris hartzfeldii (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteromycteris hartzfeldii
[Hook-nosed sole]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Heteromycteris japonicus
[Bamboo sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Heteromycteris matsubarai
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Heteromycteris oculus (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Heteromycteris oculus
[Eyed sole]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Heteromycteris proboscideus (Chabanaud, 1925)

Photo by FAO
 
Heteromycteris proboscideus
[True sole]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Leptachirus alleni
[Allen’s Sole]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Leptachirus bensbach
[Bensbach River Sole]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Leptachirus darwinensis
[Darwin Sole]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Leptachirus kikori
[Kikori River Sole]

Photo by Germeau, G.

Asia

Leptachirus klunzingeri (Weber, 1907)

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Leptachirus klunzingeri
[Tailed sole]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Leptachirus lorentz
[Lorentz River Sole]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Leptachirus polylepis
[Manyscale Sole]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Leptachirus robertsi
[Robert’s Sole]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Leptachirus triramus
[Three-line Sole]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Liachirus melanospilos (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Liachirus melanospilos
[Carpet sole]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Liachirus whitleyi
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Microchirus azevia (de Brito Capello, 1867)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Microchirus azevia
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Microchirus boscanion (Chabanaud, 1926)

Photo by FAO
 
Microchirus boscanion
[Lusitanian sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Microchirus frechkopi Chabanaud, 1952

Photo by FAO
 
Microchirus frechkopi
[Frechkop's sole]

Photo by Guerrieri, S.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Microchirus ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Guerrieri, S.
 
Microchirus ocellatus
[Foureyed sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Microchirus theophila (Risso, 1810)

Photo by FAO
 
Microchirus theophila
[Bastard sole]

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Microchirus variegatus (Donovan, 1808)

Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Microchirus variegatus
[Thickback sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Microchirus wittei Chabanaud, 1950

Photo by FAO
 
Microchirus wittei
[Banded sole]

Photo by Guerrieri, S.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Monochirus hispidus Rafinesque, 1814

Photo by Guerrieri, S.
 
Monochirus hispidus
[Whiskered sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Monochirus trichodactylus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Paradicula setifer
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pardachirus balius Randall & Mee, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus balius
[Piebald sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pardachirus hedleyi Ogilby, 1916

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus hedleyi
[Southern peacock sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Pardachirus marmoratus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus marmoratus
[Finless sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pardachirus morrowi (Chabanaud, 1954)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus morrowi
[Persian carpet sole]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pardachirus pavoninus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pardachirus pavoninus
[Peacock sole]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Pardachirus poropterus
[Estuary sole]

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 Poggiani, L.

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

Photo by Poggiani, L.
 
Pegusa impar
[Adriatic sole]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
Pegusa lascaris
[Sand sole]

Photo by Giragosov, V.

Northern Mediterranean Se
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Pegusa nasuta (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Giragosov, V.
 
Pegusa nasuta
[Blackhand sole]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Pegusa triophthalma
[Cyclope sole]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Phyllichthys punctatus McCulloch, 1916

Photo by CSIRO
 
Phyllichthys punctatus
[Spotted sole]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Phyllichthys sclerolepis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Phyllichthys sejunctus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Pseudaesopia japonica (Bleeker, 1860)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Pseudaesopia japonica
[Wavyband sole]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Rendahlia jaubertensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Rhinosolea microlepidota
[]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Solea aegyptiaca Chabanaud, 1927

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Solea aegyptiaca
[Egyptian sole]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic

 
Solea capensis
[]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Solea elongata Day, 1877

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Solea elongata
[Elongate sole]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.

 
Solea heinii
[]

Photo by A. Biju Kumar

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Solea ovata Richardson, 1846

Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Solea ovata
[Ovate sole]

Photo by Canosa, C. & B.F. Souto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Solea senegalensis Kaup, 1858

Photo by Canosa, C. & B.F. Souto
 
Solea senegalensis
[Senegalese sole]

Photo by Canosa, C. & B.F. Souto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Solea solea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Canosa, C. & B.F. Souto
 
Solea solea
[Common sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.3 cm TL
Solea stanalandi Randall & McCarthy, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Solea stanalandi
[Stanaland's sole]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Solea turbynei
[]

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
[Smallhead 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]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

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

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Soleichthys siammakuti
[]

Photo by Summers, G.

Western Indian Ocean

Soleichthys tubiferus (Peters, 1876)

Photo by Summers, G.
 
Soleichthys tubiferus
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Synaptura albomaculata Kaup, 1858

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Synaptura albomaculata
[Kaup's sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Synaptura cadenati Chabanaud, 1948

Photo by FAO
 
Synaptura cadenati
[Guinean sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Synaptura commersonnii (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synaptura commersonnii
[Commerson's sole]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Synaptura marginata Boulenger, 1900

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Synaptura marginata
[White-margined sole]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Synaptura megalepidoura
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Synaptura salinarum
[Saltpan sole]

Photo by Horst, D.

Eastern Atlantic and West
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Synapturichthys kleinii (Risso, 1827)

Photo by Horst, D.
 
Synapturichthys kleinii
[Klein's sole]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Synclidopus hogani
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Synclidopus macleayanus (Ramsay, 1881)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Synclidopus macleayanus
[Narrowbanded sole]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Typhlachirus caecus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Vanstraelenia chirophthalma (Regan, 1915)

Photo by FAO
 
Vanstraelenia chirophthalma
[African solenette]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm NG

 
Zebrias altipinnis
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Zebrias annandalei
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Zebrias cancellatus (McCulloch, 1916)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Zebrias cancellatus
[Harrowed sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL
Zebrias captivus Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Zebrias captivus
[Convict zebra sole]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Zebrias craticula (McCulloch, 1916)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Zebrias craticula
[Wicker work sole]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Zebrias crossolepis Zheng & Chang, 1965

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Zebrias crossolepis
[]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Zebrias fasciatus (Basilewsky, 1855)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Zebrias fasciatus
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Zebrias keralensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Zebrias lucapensis
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Zebrias maculosus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Zebrias munroi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Zebrias penescalaris
[Duskybanded sole]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Zebrias quagga (Kaup, 1858)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Zebrias quagga
[Fringefin zebra sole]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Zebrias regani (Gilchrist, 1906)

Photo by SFSA
 
Zebrias regani
[South African zebra sole]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Zebrias scalaris Gomon, 1987

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Zebrias scalaris
[Many-band sole]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Zebrias synapturoides (Jenkins, 1910)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Zebrias synapturoides
[Indian zebra sole]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Zebrias zebra (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Zebrias zebra
[Zebra sole]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Zebrias zebrinus
[]
179 Species of Family Soleidae
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1851 Achiroides leucorhynchos Asia 8 SL
1850 Achiroides melanorhynchus Asia 14 SL
1858 Aesopia cornuta Unicorn sole Indo-West Pacific 25 SL
2007 Aseraggodes albidus White sole Western Pacific 2.9 SL
2013 Aseraggodes andersoni Western Indian Ocean 2.4 SL
2005 Aseraggodes auroculus Eastern Central Pacific 3.6 SL
1987 Aseraggodes bahamondei South Pacific sole South Pacific 20 TL
1930 Aseraggodes beauforti Western Pacific 4.9 SL
1996 Aseraggodes borehami Boreham's sole Eastern Central Pacific 10.3 SL
2006 Aseraggodes brevirostris Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL
2007 Aseraggodes chapleaui Madang sole Western Pacific 3.6 SL
2007 Aseraggodes cheni Northwest Pacific 7.5 SL
2007 Aseraggodes corymbus Western Pacific 7.7 SL
2007 Aseraggodes crypticus Cryptic Sole Eastern Indian Ocean 4.9 SL
1890 Aseraggodes cyaneus Western Pacific 8.3 SL
2005 Aseraggodes cyclurus Eastern Central Pacific 7.3 SL
1997 Aseraggodes diringeri Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL
1913 Aseraggodes dubius Western Central Pacific 8.5 SL
1913 Aseraggodes filiger Western Pacific 110 TL
2005 Aseraggodes firmisquamis Western Pacific 3.2 SL
1858 Aseraggodes guttulatus Indo-West Pacific 7.9 SL
1883 Aseraggodes haackeanus Southern sole Eastern Indian Ocean 14 TL
2006 Aseraggodes heemstrai Western Indian Ocean 8.7 SL
2005 Aseraggodes heraldi Western Pacific 4.7 SL
1940 Aseraggodes herrei Herre's sole Eastern Pacific 15 TL
2002 Aseraggodes holcomi Eastern Central Pacific 5.9 SL
2006 Aseraggodes jenny Western Indian Ocean 5.6 SL
1880 Aseraggodes kaianus Western Pacific 14 SL
2007 Aseraggodes kimurai Western Pacific 7.2 SL
1896 Aseraggodes kobensis Western Pacific 10 SL
2013 Aseraggodes kruppi Western Indian Ocean 2.4 SL
2005 Aseraggodes lateralis Eastern Central Pacific 6.4 SL
2005 Aseraggodes lenisquamis Southwestern Pacific 10.2 SL
2007 Aseraggodes longipinnis Longfinned sole Western Pacific 5.5 SL
2013 Aseraggodes macronasus Western Indian Ocean 6.2 SL
2005 Aseraggodes magnoculus Western Central Pacific 4.0 SL
2013 Aseraggodes martine Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL
2007 Aseraggodes matsuurai Lombok sole Western Pacific 5.5 SL
1877 Aseraggodes melanostictus Mottled sole Pacific Ocean 6 TL
1913 Aseraggodes microlepidotus Western Central Pacific.
2005 Aseraggodes nigrocirratus Southwest Pacific 8.9 SL
1930 Aseraggodes normani Western Central Pacific 13.2 TL
2007 Aseraggodes orientalis Northwest Pacific 4.4 SL
2005 Aseraggodes pelvicus North Central Pacific 6.8 SL
1889 Aseraggodes ramsaii Southwest Pacific 6.4 SL
2007 Aseraggodes satapoomini Andaman sole Eastern Indian Ocean 4.5 SL
2007 Aseraggodes senoui Mabul sole Western Pacific 4.3 SL
1931 Aseraggodes sinusarabici Western Indian Ocean 7.9 SL
1971 Aseraggodes steinitzi Western Indian Ocean 3.6 SL
2007 Aseraggodes suzumotoi Ambon sole Western Pacific 7.5 SL
1913 Aseraggodes texturatus Western Central Pacific 7.7 SL
1996 Aseraggodes therese Therese's sole Eastern Central Pacific 6.6 SL
1894 Aseraggodes umbratilis Western Indian Ocean 7.8 SL
1966 Aseraggodes whitakeri Whitaker's sole Pacific Ocean 4 SL
2007 Aseraggodes winterbottomi Negros sole Western Pacific 4.6 SL
1963 Aseraggodes xenicus Dwarf sole Indo-West Pacific 8 TL
2007 Aseraggodes zizette Mentawai sole Western Pacific 3.6 SL
1863 Austroglossus microlepis West coast sole Southeast Atlantic 75 TL
1858 Austroglossus pectoralis Mud sole Southeast Atlantic 60 TL
1934 Barbourichthys zanzibaricus Zanzibar sole Western Indian Ocean 8.6 TL
1904 Barnardichthys fulvomarginata Southeast Atlantic and We 26 TL
1916 Bathysolea lactea Eastern Central Atlantic 15 TL
1990 Bathysolea lagarderae Western Indian Ocean 12 SL
1950 Bathysolea polli Eastern Atlantic 25 SL
1888 Bathysolea profundicola Deepwater sole Eastern Atlantic 21 SL
1931 Brachirus aenea Western Pacific
1934 Brachirus annularis Annular sole Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1852 Brachirus aspilos Western Pacific 38 TL
1877 Brachirus dicholepis Western Central Pacific.
1940 Brachirus elongatus Mekong blind sole Western Pacific 7 TL
1878 Brachirus harmandi Asia 10 SL
1856 Brachirus heterolepis Frill-mouth sole Western Central Pacific. 36 SL
1858 Brachirus macrolepis Indian Ocean (Ref. 45255)
1853 Brachirus marmoratus Blotched sole Western Pacific 35 TL
1880 Brachirus niger Black sole Southwest Pacific 35 TL
1801 Brachirus orientalis Oriental sole Indo-West Pacific 38 TL
1822 Brachirus pan Pan sole Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1851 Brachirus panoides Asia 20 TL
1882 Brachirus selheimi Freshwater sole Oceania 15 TL
1878 Brachirus siamensis Asia 15 SL
1907 Brachirus sorsogonensis One-eyed sole Western Pacific 23 TL
1867 Brachirus swinhonis Western Pacific
1907 Brachirus villosus Velvety sole Asia and Oceania 10.5 SL
1810 Buglossidium luteum Solenette Eastern Atlantic 16.4 TL
1964 Dagetichthys lakdoensis Africa 40 TL
1868 Dagetichthys lusitanicus Portuguese sole Eastern Atlantic 40 TL
1879 Dexillus muelleri Tufted sole Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1881 Dicologlossa cuneata Wedge sole Eastern Atlantic 30 SL
1831 Dicologlossa hexophthalma Ocellated wedge sole Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1858 Heteromycteris capensis Cape sole Southeast Atlantic 15 TL
1853 Heteromycteris hartzfeldii Hook-nosed sole Western Pacific 20 SL
1846 Heteromycteris japonicus Bamboo sole Northwest Pacific 13.5 SL
1963 Heteromycteris matsubarai Western Pacific 13 SL
1889 Heteromycteris oculus Eyed sole Indo-West Pacific. 15 TL
1925 Heteromycteris proboscideus True sole Southeast Atlantic 10 TL
2007 Leptachirus alleni Allen’s Sole Asia 8.6 SL
2007 Leptachirus bensbach Bensbach River Sole Oceania 10.7 SL
2007 Leptachirus darwinensis Darwin Sole Oceania 7 SL
2007 Leptachirus kikori Kikori River Sole Oceania 7.2 SL
1907 Leptachirus klunzingeri Tailed sole Asia
2007 Leptachirus lorentz Lorentz River Sole Asia 8.1 SL
2007 Leptachirus polylepis Manyscale Sole Oceania 6.3 SL
2007 Leptachirus robertsi Robert’s Sole Oceania 7.1 SL
2007 Leptachirus triramus Three-line Sole Oceania 5.9 SL
1854 Liachirus melanospilos Carpet sole Indo-West Pacific 15 SL
1950 Liachirus whitleyi Western Central Pacific
1867 Microchirus azevia Eastern Atlantic 40 SL
1926 Microchirus boscanion Lusitanian sole Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1952 Microchirus frechkopi Frechkop's sole Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1758 Microchirus ocellatus Foureyed sole Eastern Central Atlantic 20 TL
1810 Microchirus theophila Bastard sole Eastern Central Atlantic 46 SL
1808 Microchirus variegatus Thickback sole Northeast Atlantic 35 SL
1950 Microchirus wittei Banded sole Eastern Atlantic 25 TL
1814 Monochirus hispidus Whiskered sole Eastern Atlantic 20 SL
1758 Monochirus trichodactylus Western Pacific
1927 Paradicula setifer Western Central Pacific.
1994 Pardachirus balius Piebald sole Western Indian Ocean 22 TL
1916 Pardachirus hedleyi Southern peacock sole Southwest Pacific 15 TL
1802 Pardachirus marmoratus Finless sole Western Indian Ocean 26 TL
1954 Pardachirus morrowi Persian carpet sole Western Indian Ocean 18 TL
1802 Pardachirus pavoninus Peacock sole Indo-Pacific 25 TL
1851 Pardachirus poropterus Estuary sole Asia and Oceania 7 SL
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 20 SL
1863 Pegusa triophthalma Cyclope sole Eastern Central Atlantic 30 TL
1916 Phyllichthys punctatus Spotted sole Eastern Indian Ocean 25 SL
1878 Phyllichthys sclerolepis Western Central Pacific.
1935 Phyllichthys sejunctus Western Central Pacific.
1860 Pseudaesopia japonica Wavyband sole Western Pacific 15 SL
1921 Rendahlia jaubertensis Western Central Pacific.
1946 Rhinosolea microlepidota Northwest Pacific 2.4 SL
1927 Solea aegyptiaca Egyptian sole Mediterranean Sea 65 TL
1902 Solea capensis Eastern Atlantic
1877 Solea elongata Elongate sole Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1903 Solea heinii Indian Ocean.
1846 Solea ovata Ovate sole Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1858 Solea senegalensis Senegalese sole Eastern Atlantic 60 SL
1758 Solea solea Common sole Eastern Atlantic 70 SL
1989 Solea stanalandi Stanaland's sole Western Indian Ocean 12.3 TL
1904 Solea turbynei Western Indian Ocean 17 TL
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 Smallhead 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
1858 Synaptura albomaculata Kaup's sole Indian Ocean 30 TL
1948 Synaptura cadenati Guinean sole Eastern Central Atlantic 35 TL
1802 Synaptura commersonnii Commerson's sole Indo-West Pacific 32 TL
1900 Synaptura marginata White-margined sole Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1934 Synaptura megalepidoura Western Central Pacific 24.3 SL
1910 Synaptura salinarum Saltpan sole Oceania 15 TL
1827 Synapturichthys kleinii Klein's sole Eastern Atlantic and West 40 TL
2008 Synclidopus hogani Western Pacific 6.2 SL
1881 Synclidopus macleayanus Narrowbanded sole Western Pacific 28 TL
1931 Typhlachirus caecus Asia 14 TL
1915 Vanstraelenia chirophthalma African solenette Eastern Atlantic 28 TL
1890 Zebrias altipinnis Indo-West Pacific 20 NG
1967 Zebrias annandalei Indian Ocean
1916 Zebrias cancellatus Harrowed sole Eastern Indian Ocean 27 TL
1995 Zebrias captivus Convict zebra sole Western Indian Ocean 9.7 TL
1916 Zebrias craticula Wicker work sole Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL
1965 Zebrias crossolepis Northwest Pacific 14.3 SL
1855 Zebrias fasciatus Northwest Pacific 25 SL
1976 Zebrias keralensis Indian Ocean
1985 Zebrias lucapensis Western Central Pacific 8.4 TL
1977 Zebrias maculosus Indian Ocean
1966 Zebrias munroi Western Central Pacific
1987 Zebrias penescalaris Duskybanded sole Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL
1858 Zebrias quagga Fringefin zebra sole Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1906 Zebrias regani South African zebra sole Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
1987 Zebrias scalaris Many-band sole Southwest Pacific 20 TL
1910 Zebrias synapturoides Indian zebra sole Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1787 Zebrias zebra Zebra sole Western Pacific 19 TL
1846 Zebrias zebrinus Northwest Pacific 22 SL



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