species: Aseraggodes sp. in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Aseraggodes sp.

©Erik Schlogl: Aseraggodes sp. from Cod Hole, Ribbon Reef 10, near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Soleidae
Genus Aseraggodes
Species Aseraggodes sp.



Distinguishing features

A small sole that is well-camouflaged on sandy bottoms.

Possibly A. melanostictus or A. pelvicus but not possible to determine from photo without expert opinion.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.
  • Randall, J.E. (2005). A review of soles of the genus Aseraggodes from the South Pacific, with descriptions of seven new species and a diagnosis of Synclidopus. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 62(2): 191-212. LIRS catalog number 90282.