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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Brachirus

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Brachirus aenea
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Brachirus annularis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Brachirus annularis
[Annular sole]
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Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Brachirus aspilos
[]
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Brachirus dicholepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Brachirus elongatus
[Mekong blind sole]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Brachirus harmandi (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Brachirus harmandi
[]



Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Brachirus heterolepis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Brachirus heterolepis
[Frill-mouth sole]
No picture found


 
Brachirus macrolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Brachirus marmoratus
[Blotched sole]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Brachirus niger (Macleay, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Brachirus niger
[Black sole]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Brachirus orientalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Brachirus orientalis
[Oriental sole]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Brachirus pan (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Brachirus pan
[Pan sole]



Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Brachirus panoides (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Brachirus panoides
[]
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Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Brachirus selheimi
[Freshwater sole]
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Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Brachirus siamensis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Brachirus sorsogonensis (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Brachirus sorsogonensis
[One-eyed sole]
No picture found


 
Brachirus swinhonis
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Brachirus villosus
[Velvety sole]



18 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brachirus aenea Western Pacific 1931
Brachirus annularis Annular sole Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1934
Brachirus aspilos Western Pacific 38 TL 1852
Brachirus dicholepis Western Central Pacific. 1877
Brachirus elongatus Mekong blind sole Western Pacific 7 TL 1940
Brachirus harmandi Asia 10 SL 1878
Brachirus heterolepis Frill-mouth sole Western Central Pacific. 36 SL 1856
Brachirus macrolepis Indian Ocean (Ref. 45255) 1858
Brachirus marmoratus Blotched sole Western Pacific 35 TL 1853
Brachirus niger Black sole Southwest Pacific 35 TL 1880
Brachirus orientalis Oriental sole Indo-West Pacific 38 TL 1801
Brachirus pan Pan sole Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1822
Brachirus panoides Asia 20 TL 1851
Brachirus selheimi Freshwater sole Oceania 15 TL 1882
Brachirus siamensis Asia 15 SL 1878
Brachirus sorsogonensis One-eyed sole Western Pacific 23 TL 1907
Brachirus swinhonis Western Pacific 1867
Brachirus villosus Velvety sole Asia and Oceania 10.5 SL 1907



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