Dexillus muelleri (Steindachner, 1879)
Tufted sole
photo by Dowling, C.

Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka to Samoa and Tonga, north to the Philippines, south to northern Australia.
Biology:  Found over sand bottoms.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 March 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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