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Achirus declivis

(Achirus declivis)

Description

The plainfin sole (Achirus declivis) is a sole of the genus Achirus native to the western Atlantic in the Caribbean Sea and along the coast of the Americas from Belize to Santa Catarina, Brazil. This demersal species inhabits soft bottoms near the shores or estuaries. It growth up to 18.7 cm (7.4 in).

Taxonomic tree:

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