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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Pardachirus

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pardachirus balius Randall & Mee, 1994

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus balius
[Piebald sole]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pardachirus hedleyi Ogilby, 1916

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus hedleyi
[Southern peacock sole]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Pardachirus marmoratus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus marmoratus
[Finless sole]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pardachirus morrowi (Chabanaud, 1954)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pardachirus morrowi
[Persian carpet sole]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pardachirus pavoninus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pardachirus pavoninus
[Peacock sole]
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Pardachirus poropterus
[Estuary sole]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pardachirus balius Piebald sole Western Indian Ocean 22 TL 1994
Pardachirus hedleyi Southern peacock sole Southwest Pacific 15 TL 1916
Pardachirus marmoratus Finless sole Western Indian Ocean 26 TL 1802
Pardachirus morrowi Persian carpet sole Western Indian Ocean 18 TL 1954
Pardachirus pavoninus Peacock sole Indo-Pacific 25 TL 1802
Pardachirus poropterus Estuary sole Asia and Oceania 7 SL 1851



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