Phyllichthys punctatus McCulloch, 1916
Spotted sole
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 3 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: northwestern Australia.
Biology:  Inhabits clear water coastal bays on white-sand substrates, shallow to deep water (Ref. 48637). Lives on sand bottoms.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.06.94
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 20.08.09

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