Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Pleuronectiformes > Family: Soleidae > Genus: Synaptura > Species: Synaptura kleinii

Klein's sole - Synaptura kleinii (Risso, 1827)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Gjuhez turke Albanian Fishbase
Ingwata skura Maltese Fishbase
Klein's sole English Fishbase
Linguado-turco Portuguese Fishbase
Lingwata Maltese Fishbase
Lingwata tat-tikek bojod Maltese Fishbase
Sole tachetée French Fishbase
Suela Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Pegusa kleini (Bonaparte, 1833)
Synapturichthys kleini (Risso, 1827)
Solea kleinii (Risso, 1827)
Rhombus kleinii Risso, 1827
Solea capellonis Steindachner, 1868
Solea capensis (non Gilchrist, 1902)
Solea melanoptera (Gilchrist, 1904)
Solea alboguttata Fowler, 1929
Solea kleini (Risso, 1827)
Synaptura savignyi Kaup, 1858

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PESI (Synonym) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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