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Achirus achirus

(Linnaeus 1758)
  

Achirus achirus was originally described as Pleuronectes achirus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Achiridae. It is commonly known as Drab sole and is known in France as Sole sombre, in Peru as Panga raya, in Spain as Suela lucia, in United Kingdom as Drab sole. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Off South America; probably Venezuela to northeastern Brazil.
Species   achirus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Achiridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Achirus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Achiridae
Genus   Achirus
Original Name   Pleuronectes        
Taxon Name   achirus
Original Combination   Pleuronectes achirus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pleuronectes achirus
OriginalSubGenus   Pleuronectes
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Suriname.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
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SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Achirus achirus
Current Species   achirus
Current Genus   Achirus
Current AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Achiridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution   Off South America; probably Venezuela to northeastern Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as Achirus achirus  (Linnaeus 1758). Achiridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Achirus achirus  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:21 [ref. 9708], Cervigón 1992:438 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1996:15 [ref. 24489], Keith et al. 2000:248 [ref. 24547], Camargo & Isaac 2001:144 [ref. 27639], Munroe 2003:1929 [ref. 27118], Ramos in Reis et al. 2003:667 [ref. 27061], Ramos in Menezes et al. 2003:106 [ref. 27192], Dennis et al. 2004:84 [ref. 31601], Ramos et al. 2009:61 [ref. 30194]).

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abnormis Achirus abnormis Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1929Uncertain
achirus declivis Achirus achirus declivis Chabanaud [P.] 1940Valid
affinis Achirus affinis Steindachner [F.] 1915Synonym
apoda Achirus apoda (Mitchill [S. L.] 1818)Uncertain
austrinus Achirus austrinus Chabanaud [P.] 1928Synonym
barbatus Achirus barbatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
barnharti Achirus barnharti Jordan [D. S.] 1923Synonym
bilineatus Achirus bilineatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
comifer Achirus (Baeostoma) comifer Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1884Synonym
comifer Achirus comifer Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1884Synonym
cynoglossus Achirus cynoglossus Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
declivis Achirus declivis Chabanaud [P.] 1940Valid
errans Achirus errans Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1915Synonym
fasciatus Achirus fasciatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
fluviatilis Achirus fluviatilis Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
garmani Achirus garmani Jordan [D. S.] in Jordan & Goss 1889Synonym
gunteri Achirus gunteri Chabanaud [P.] 1940Synonym
hartzfeldii Achirus hartzfeldii Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
hasemani Achirus hasemani Steindachner [F.] 1915Synonym
japonicus Achirus japonicus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Synonym
jaubertensis Achirus jaubertensis Rendahl [H.] 1921Synonym
jenynsi Achirus jenynsi (Günther [A.] 1862)Synonym
jenynsii Achirus jenynsii (Günther [A.] 1862)Synonym
klunzingeri Achirus klunzingeri (Steindachner [F.] 1880)Valid
kukurjibha Achirus kukurjibha Hamilton [F.] in Cantor 1849Not available
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