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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Soleidae Soles

Genus: Leptachirus

(See list of species below)



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Asia
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Leptachirus alleni Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus alleni
[Allen’s Sole]

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Oceania
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Leptachirus bensbach Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus bensbach
[Bensbach River Sole]

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Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Leptachirus darwinensis Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus darwinensis
[Darwin Sole]

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Oceania
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Leptachirus kikori Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus kikori
[Kikori River Sole]

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Asia

Leptachirus klunzingeri (Weber, 1907)

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Leptachirus klunzingeri
[Tailed sole]

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Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Leptachirus lorentz Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus lorentz
[Lorentz River Sole]

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Oceania
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Leptachirus polylepis Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus polylepis
[Manyscale Sole]

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Oceania
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Leptachirus robertsi Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus robertsi
[Robert’s Sole]

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Oceania
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Leptachirus triramus Randall, 2007

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Leptachirus triramus
[Three-line Sole]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Leptachirus alleni Allen’s Sole Asia 8.6 SL 2007
Leptachirus bensbach Bensbach River Sole Oceania 10.7 SL 2007
Leptachirus darwinensis Darwin Sole Oceania 7 SL 2007
Leptachirus kikori Kikori River Sole Oceania 7.2 SL 2007
Leptachirus klunzingeri Tailed sole Asia 1907
Leptachirus lorentz Lorentz River Sole Asia 8.1 SL 2007
Leptachirus polylepis Manyscale Sole Oceania 6.3 SL 2007
Leptachirus robertsi Robert’s Sole Oceania 7.1 SL 2007
Leptachirus triramus Three-line Sole Oceania 5.9 SL 2007



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