Xystreurys liolepis

Alternate names: fantail sole

Author: Jordan and Gilbert, 1880


General: Can be left-eyed or right eyed. Olive to brown with darker mottling; usually have two ocelli.

Size: to 53 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 4 to 80 m

Ocean range (global): Monterey Bay to Baja California and Gulf of California.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Kramer, D., W. Barass, B. Paust, and B. Bracken (1995). Guide to Northwest Pacific Flatfishes. Alaska Sea Grant Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK. 104 pp.

Citation: Xystreurys liolepis (Jordan and Gilbert, 1880) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Xystreurys%20liolepis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-09-30.
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