Sand whiff

The Sand whiff lives in the demersal, marine environment.

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sand whiff is brown with dark flecks, and the dorsal and anal fins are spotted or barred. Its range overlaps with C. spilopterus from southeastern Florida to Brazil (Robins & Ray 1986). More

Common names

Lenguado arenero in Spanish (español)
Linguado in Portuguese (Português)
sand whiff in English
Solha in Portuguese (Português)
沙副棘鮃 in Mandarin Chinese
沙副棘鲆 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Pleuronectiformes
Family : Paralichthyidae
Genus : Citharichthys
Species : Citharichthys arenaceus
Authority : Evermann and Marsh, 1900