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Achirus achirus

(Achirus achirus)

Description

The drab sole (Achirus achirus) is a brackish water-dwelling sole of the genus Achirus native to the waters of South America, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The drab sole is also commonly used by humans as an aquarium fish.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Pleuronectiformes
Family:Achiridae
Genus:Achirus
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