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Gymnachirus nudus  Kaup, 1858

Naked sole
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Achiridae (American soles)
Etymology: Gymnachirus: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, cheir = hand (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Kaup.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 37 - 100 m (Ref. 5217).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Atlantic: Mexico to Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5217); common length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5217)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 61-69; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 44 - 50. Pectorals reduced to 1 or 2 rudimentary rays (Ref. 36453).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on soft bottoms. Minimum depth from Ref. 26912.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ramos, Robson T.C. | Collaborators

Cervigón, F., R. Cipriani, W. Fischer, L. Garibaldi, M. Hendrickx, A.J. Lemus, R. Márquez, J.M. Poutiers, G. Robaina and B. Rodriguez, 1992. Fichas FAO de identificación de especies para los fines de la pesca. Guía de campo de las especies comerciales marinas y de aquas salobres de la costa septentrional de Sur América. FAO, Rome. 513 p. Preparado con el financiamento de la Comisión de Comunidades Europeas y de NORAD. (Ref. 5217)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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