SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=516) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Achiridae American soles



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Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Achirus achirus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Achirus achirus
[Drab sole]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18.7 cm TL
Achirus declivis Chabanaud, 1940

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Achirus declivis
[Plainfin sole]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Achirus klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Achirus klunzingeri
[Brown sole]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 33.1 cm TL
Achirus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Achirus lineatus
[Lined sole]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Achirus mazatlanus (Steindachner, 1869)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Achirus mazatlanus
[Mazatlan sole]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Achirus mucuri
[American sole]

Photo by Böttner, M.

South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm
Achirus novoae Cervigón, 1982

Photo by Böttner, M.
 
Achirus novoae
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Achirus scutum (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Achirus scutum
[Network sole]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Achirus zebrinus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Apionichthys dumerili Kaup, 1858

Photo by FAO
 
Apionichthys dumerili
[Longtail sole]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Apionichthys finis (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Apionichthys finis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Apionichthys menezesi
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL
Apionichthys nattereri (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by MNHN
 
Apionichthys nattereri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Apionichthys rosai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Apionichthys sauli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Apionichthys seripierriae
[]

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm
Catathyridium garmani (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Catathyridium garmani
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Catathyridium grandirivi (Chabanaud, 1928)

Photo by MNHN
 
Catathyridium grandirivi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 23.7 cm
Catathyridium jenynsii (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Catathyridium jenynsii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm

 
Catathyridium lorentzii
[]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Gymnachirus melas Nichols, 1916

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Gymnachirus melas
[North American naked sole]

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Gymnachirus nudus Kaup, 1858

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.
 
Gymnachirus nudus
[Naked sole]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Gymnachirus texae (Gunter, 1936)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Gymnachirus texae
[Gulf of Mexico fringed sole]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Hypoclinemus mentalis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Hypoclinemus mentalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Pnictes asphyxiatus
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Trinectes fimbriatus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trinectes fimbriatus
[Fringed sole]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm
Trinectes fluviatilis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1928)

Photo by FAO
 
Trinectes fluviatilis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Trinectes fonsecensis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trinectes fonsecensis
[Spottedfin sole]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Trinectes hubbsbollinger
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trinectes inscriptus (Gosse, 1851)

Photo by FAO
 
Trinectes inscriptus
[Scrawled sole]

Photo by Durie, C.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Trinectes maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Durie, C.
 
Trinectes maculatus
[Hogchoker]

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Trinectes microphthalmus (Chabanaud, 1928)

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Trinectes microphthalmus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trinectes opercularis (Nichols & Murphy, 1944)

Photo by FAO
 
Trinectes opercularis
[Spottedcheek sole]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18.2 cm TL
Trinectes paulistanus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1915)

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Trinectes paulistanus
[Slipper sole]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific

Trinectes xanthurus Walker & Bollinger, 2001

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trinectes xanthurus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Achirus achirus Drab sole Western Central Atlantic 37 TL 1758
Achirus declivis Plainfin sole Western Atlantic 18.7 TL 1940
Achirus klunzingeri Brown sole Eastern Central Pacific 23 TL 1880
Achirus lineatus Lined sole Western Atlantic 33.1 TL 1758
Achirus mazatlanus Mazatlan sole Eastern Pacific 22.5 TL 1869
Achirus mucuri American sole South America 9.0 SL 2009
Achirus novoae South America 10.6 1982
Achirus scutum Network sole Eastern Central Pacific 28 TL 1862
Achirus zebrinus Southeast Pacific 1936
Apionichthys dumerili Longtail sole Western Atlantic 13.1 TL 1858
Apionichthys finis South America 8.8 SL 1912
Apionichthys menezesi South America 6 SL 2003
Apionichthys nattereri South America 23.4 SL 1876
Apionichthys rosai South America 3.5 SL 2003
Apionichthys sauli South America 7.0 SL 2003
Apionichthys seripierriae South America 8.8 SL 2003
Catathyridium garmani Southwest Atlantic 17 1889
Catathyridium grandirivi South America 11.5 SL 1928
Catathyridium jenynsii South America 23.7 1862
Catathyridium lorentzii South America 5.4 1877
Gymnachirus melas North American naked sole Western Atlantic 22 TL 1916
Gymnachirus nudus Naked sole Western Atlantic 15 TL 1858
Gymnachirus texae Gulf of Mexico fringed sole Western Atlantic 14 TL 1936
Hypoclinemus mentalis South America 21.6 SL 1862
Pnictes asphyxiatus South America 9.6 SL 1889
Trinectes fimbriatus Fringed sole Eastern Central Pacific 9 TL 1862
Trinectes fluviatilis Eastern Pacific 5 1928
Trinectes fonsecensis Spottedfin sole Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL 1862
Trinectes hubbsbollinger South America 7.0 SL 2012
Trinectes inscriptus Scrawled sole Western Atlantic 15 TL 1851
Trinectes maculatus Hogchoker Western Central Atlantic 20 TL 1801
Trinectes microphthalmus Western Atlantic 9.4 TL 1928
Trinectes opercularis Spottedcheek sole Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL 1944
Trinectes paulistanus Slipper sole Western Atlantic 18.2 TL 1915
Trinectes xanthurus Eastern Central Pacific 2001



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