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Flatfish Overview:  Giving your aquarium some sole: Success with fresh and brackish water flatfish by Neale Monks, Pleuronectiform Fishes

/The Conscientious Marine Aquarist

Flatfishes of the Family Soleidae:
the Soles


By Bob Fenner


Aserragodes therese Randall 1996, Therese's Sole. Three longitudinal intermittent series of dark spots. To about three inches overall. In the sand by day, out more openly during dark hours. Hawaiian endemic. Here in Hawai'i at night.


Brachirus sp.  Photos by Neale Monks.



 Engyprosopon grandisquama (Temminck & Schlegel 1846), the Largescale Flounder.  Indo-Pacific: East Africa and throughout the Indian Ocean to the Indo-Australian Archipelago. This one in Raja Ampat. http://fishbase.org/Summary/
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Pardachirus pavoninus (Lacepede 1802); a/the Peacock Sole. Quality Marine; LA Wholesaler. 1980s
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Soleichthys heterorhinos (Bleeker 1856). East I.O., West Pacific. Here in Fiji at night. To 18 cm.


Soleichthys siammakuti Wongratana 1975, Carpet sole. W. Pacific. To 8.2 cm. according to FishBase. N. Sulawesi, Indo.


Synaptura marginata (Boulenger 1900. White-margined Sole. To 50 cm. Indo-W. Pacific.  N. Sulawesi, Indo.


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