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Soleichthys heterorhinos

(Bleeker, 1856)

Tine Kinn Kvamme Banded sole (Soleichthys heterorhinos) Koh Tao, Thailand. Canon G12, Canon housing, internal flash. Night dive.

Diana Schmitt Cool fish :)

Giorgio Cavallaro (Y)

Lee Fei Min Is it nose?? So cute!

Sylvie Lalane qu est ce que c est merci

Message posted on UWphotographers on 24 Jun 2013
Blogie Robillo Here's another photo of the flatfish that moved like a flatworm...

Eunice Khoo Excellent shot! This is a Banded sole, Soleichthys heterorhinos. The bands are more obvious in your other photo. It moves in an undulating motion, like a flatworm.

Blogie Robillo Thanks Eunice! :)

Animalia (Kingdom)
  Chordata (Phylum)
    Vertebrata (Subphylum)
      Gnathostomata (Superclass)
        Pisces (Superclass)
          Actinopterygii (Class)
            Pleuronectiformes (Order)
              Soleidae (Family)
                Soleichthys (Genus)
                  Soleichthys heterorhinos (Species)
Associated Species