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Achirus klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1880)

Brown sole
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Achiridae (American soles)
Etymology: Achirus: Greek, a = without + Greek, cheir = hands (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Steindachner.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 14 - 40 m (Ref. 9047).   Tropical; 18°N - 4°S, 103°W - 77°W

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Eastern Central Pacific: From central Mexico to northern Peru.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9047)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found over shallow sandy and muddy bottoms (Ref. 9047).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ramos, Robson T.C. | Collaborators

Krupp, F., 1995. Achiridae. Suelas. p. 845-850. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9047)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 30 April 2008

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fisheries: minor commercial
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