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Family: Achiridae American soles



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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Achirus achirus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Achirus achirus
[Drab sole]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18.7 cm TL
Achirus declivis Chabanaud, 1940

Photo by Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Achirus declivis
[Plainfin sole]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Achirus klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Achirus klunzingeri
[Brown sole]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33.1 cm TL
Achirus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Achirus lineatus
[Lined sole]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Achirus mazatlanus (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Achirus mazatlanus
[Mazatlan sole]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Achirus mucuri
[American sole]



South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm
Achirus novoae Cervigón, 1982

Photo by Photo by Böttner, M.
 
Achirus novoae
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Achirus scutum (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Achirus scutum
[Network sole]
No picture found


 
Achirus zebrinus
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Apionichthys dumerili Kaup, 1858

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Apionichthys dumerili
[Longtail sole]



South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Apionichthys finis (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Apionichthys finis
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Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Apionichthys menezesi
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South America
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL
Apionichthys nattereri (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Apionichthys nattereri
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Apionichthys rosai
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