New Zealand sole

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New Zealand sole
Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae (New Zealand sole).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Peltorhamphus
Species: P. novaezeelandiae
Binomial name
Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae
Günther, 1862
Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae by Frank Edward Clarke

The New Zealand sole or common sole, Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae, is a righteye flounder of the genus Peltorhamphus, found around New Zealand in shallow enclosed waters less than 100 m in depth. Their length is from 25 to 45 cm.

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