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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Achiridae American soles

Genus: Apionichthys

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Apionichthys dumerili Longtail sole Western Atlantic 13.1 TL 1858
Apionichthys finis South America 8.8 SL 1912
Apionichthys menezesi South America 6 SL 2003
Apionichthys nattereri South America 23.4 SL 1876
Apionichthys rosai South America 3.5 SL 2003
Apionichthys sauli South America 7.0 SL 2003
Apionichthys seripierriae South America 8.8 SL 2003



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