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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Soleichthys

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Soleichthys dori Red Sea 10.6 SL 2008
Soleichthys heterorhinos Black-tip sole Eastern Indian Ocean and 18 SL 1856
Soleichthys maculosus Western Pacific 9.5 SL 2004
Soleichthys microcephalus Smallhead sole Southwest Pacific 22 TL 1862
Soleichthys oculofasciatus Banded-eye sole Western Pacific 12.5 SL 2004
Soleichthys serpenpellis Snakeskin sole Eastern Indian Ocean to W 2004
Soleichthys siammakuti Western Pacific 8.2 SL 1975
Soleichthys tubiferus Western Indian Ocean 1876



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