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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Solea

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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]
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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]
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Indian Ocean.

 
Solea heinii
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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]
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Solea turbynei
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Solea aegyptiaca Egyptian sole Mediterranean Sea 65 TL 1927
Solea capensis Eastern Atlantic 1902
Solea elongata Elongate sole Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1877
Solea heinii Indian Ocean. 1903
Solea ovata Ovate sole Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1846
Solea senegalensis Senegalese sole Eastern Atlantic 60 SL 1858
Solea solea Common sole Eastern Atlantic 70 SL 1758
Solea stanalandi Stanaland's sole Western Indian Ocean 12.3 TL 1989
Solea turbynei Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1904



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