Image: Tiger Sole at Uepi Island

Tiger Sole at Uepi Island

A Tiger Sole photographed at 7 pm, at a depth around 15 m, the Channel (House reef), south side of Uepi Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands, 30 April 2011.

Robert Stewart
© Robert Stewart


The species occurs in tropical waters of the Indo-west Pacific.  In Australia it is known from the central coast of Western Australia, around the tropical north, and south on the east coast to central New South Wales.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Soleichthys heterorhinos, Tiger Sole, Soleidae,