Speckled sole

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Speckled sole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Peltorhamphus
Species: P. latus
Binomial name
Peltorhamphus latus
G. D. James, 1972

The speckled sole, Peltorhamphus latus, is a righteye flounder of the family Pleuronectidae, found around New Zealand and Norfolk Island in enclosed waters less than 55 m in depth. Their length is up to 17 cm.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Peltorhamphus latus" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8