Zebrias regani (Gilchrist, 1906)
South African zebra sole
photo by SFSA

Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  16 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 40 - 50 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from the coast of Natal, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 65-70; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 56-60; Vertebrae: 46-46. Greyish with 13 pairs of dark brown bars across body and head and onto dorsal and anal fins; posterior 1-2 pairs of dark bars sometimes fused; caudal fin blackish, with white spots (Ref. 3200).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 August 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.03.94
Modified by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 09.02.00
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.02.97

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