Solitas gruveli

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Solitas gruveli
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Platycephalidae
Genus: Solitas
Imamura, 1996
Species: S. gruveli
Binomial name
Solitas gruveli
(Pellegrin, 1905)

Solitas gruveli, the Guinea Flathead, is a species of flathead native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean along the African coast. It occurs in relatively shallow waters at depths of from 20 to 200 metres (66 to 656 ft) and is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries. This species grows to a length of 20 centimetres (7.9 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Solitas gruveli" in FishBase. December 2012 version.