Soleidae


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Related to Soleidae: Synodontidae, Cynoglossidae

Soleidae

 

(soles), a family of fishes of the order Pleuronectiformes. The body is elongated and leaf-shaped. The anterior edge of the head is rounded and overhangs the snout. The mouth is small and slanted. Soles are found in tropical and subtropical seas; some enter rivers. There are approximately 40 genera. Three species are found in the USSR. The common sole (Solea soled), which is found in the Black Sea, is up to 60 cm long and weighs up to 4 kg. It feeds on invertebrates and small fishes. The fish produces pelagic roe (about 150,000) in the spring and summer. Two species are found in the seas along the Southern Primor’e. Soles have some commercial value. A number of ichthyologists classify soles in a superfamily comprising two families: right-sided soles (Soleidae) and left-sided soles (Cynoglossidae).

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The common sole is one of the teleost flatfish belongs to the family Soleidae (Dinis and Reis, 1995; Mengi, 1971; Schram et al.
Soleidae Species T4 T5 T6 T7 T8 T9 Aetobatus narinari 4 Anchoa ischana Anchoa lucida 178 1305 Anchoa spinifer 2 309 210 389 Anchoa starski 21 53 826 4689 514 106 Anchoa stellifer 63 Anchovia macrolepidota 126 Anisotremus dovii 1 2 Arius dasycephalus 252 Arius sp.
En Soleidae las especies son diestras, pero se ha reportado solo un caso de inversion en Microchirus variegatus (Bello, 1996); algo semejante ocurre en Cynoglossidae cuyas especies son siniestras, donde las formas diestras son raras y ocurren en Symphurus vanmelleae, S.
Familia Estacion Tipo Megalopidae * Mo/Pa E Cupleidae To E/C Engraulidae To E/C Myctophidae Pa O Gadidae * Ae O Antennariidae Pa A Gobiesocidae Pi C Hemiramphidae Mo/Pa E/C Scorpaenidae Mo/Pa A Centropomidae * Pa/Pi E/C Carangidae * To E/C Lutjanidae * Pa/Pi A/E/C Bregmacerotidae Ae/Pa/Pi O Gerreidae To E/C Haemulidae * Pa/Pi E/C Sciaenidae * To C Labrisomidae Mo/Pa A Blenniidae Pa/Pi A Gobiidae Mo/Pa/Pi C Scombridae * To O Soleidae To E/C Balistidae Pa A Simbologia: To todas las estaciones, Ae Aeropuerto, Pa Puerto Aleman, Pi Piuta, Mo Moin, O Oceanica, E Estuarina, C Costera, A Arrecifes * Familias de importancia comercial para la zona ** Familia de aguas profundas.