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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Pegusa

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pegusa cadenati Chabanaud, 1954

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Pegusa cadenati
[Cadenat's sole]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pegusa impar (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Poggiani, L.
 
Pegusa impar
[Adriatic sole]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pegusa lascaris (Risso, 1810)

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Pegusa lascaris
[Sand sole]



Northern Mediterranean Se
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Pegusa nasuta (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Photo by Giragosov, V.
 
Pegusa nasuta
[Blackhand sole]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pegusa triophthalma (Bleeker, 1863)

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Pegusa triophthalma
[Cyclope sole]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pegusa cadenati Cadenat's sole Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1954
Pegusa impar Adriatic sole Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1831
Pegusa lascaris Sand sole Eastern Atlantic 40 SL 1810
Pegusa nasuta Blackhand sole Northern Mediterranean Se 20 SL 1814
Pegusa triophthalma Cyclope sole Eastern Central Atlantic 30 TL 1863



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